VA: Capias for detention of person not functional equivalent of arrest warrant; no PC finding

A Virginia capias for detention of a person is not the functional equivalent of an arrest warrant founded on sworn probable cause. The police view of the inside of defendant’s home that led to a search warrant is suppressed. Commonwealth v. Rowe, 2024 Va. App. LEXIS 43 (Jan. 30, 2024) (unpublished).

A state judge signed a ping warrant for a phone crossing state lines. No case could be found that holds that’s unreasonable. Therefore, the good faith exception applies. United States v. Dixon, 2024 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 17105 (E.D. Mich. Jan. 31, 2024).*

A social worker gets qualified immunity for interviewing a child at school where there was a concern the child got access to medical marijuana at home. Scanlon v. Cty. of L.A., 2024 U.S. App. LEXIS 2358 (9th Cir. Feb. 2, 2024).*

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