E.D.Pa.: Ongoing investigation bars access to warrant papers for time being

The target of a search warrant can’t yet get access to the affidavit in support because the case is still under investigation and there is a potential of exposing grand jury witnesses. In re Search Warrants Issued November 30, 2022, 2023 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 152706 (E.D. Pa. Aug. 29, 2023).

The tipster that led to a stop was not a material witness for trial, so no discovery of identity. United States v. Garner, 2023 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 150924 (D. Minn. Aug. 28, 2023).*

Plaintiff’s Maserati was towed for parking on the sidewalk and ultimately sold. Defendants get qualified immunity because they could present no similar case that says this was unreasonable when it happened. Guerrier v. Avdulla, 2023 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 150975 (E.D. Pa. Aug. 25, 2023).*

Plaintiff’s claim he was Tased by three officers and one sat on his neck, among other things, stated an excessive force claim. Burning Breast v. Officer 1, 2023 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 151188 (D.S.D. Aug. 24, 2023).*

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