N.D.Cal.: “Hot watch” order for real time travel information isn’t disclosable yet; matter still under investigation

The government made an “Application request[ing] an order compelling Sabre, a travel technology firm, ‘to provide representatives of the FBI complete and contemporaneous ‘real time’ account activity’ for an individual subject to an arrest warrant—what the government refers to as a ‘hot watch’ order.” Forbes Media sought access. The matter is not disclosed for the time being. This all writs act case is dismissed. Forbes Media LLC v. United States, 2021 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 130510 (N.D. Cal. July 13, 2021).

Defendant handling apparently untaxed cigarettes from his trunk was probable cause and justified a search under the automobile exception. United States v. Williams, 2021 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 130193 (N.D. Ill. July 13, 2021).*

Government mind reading in prison as a Fourth Amendment claim doesn’t pass the frivolousness test of PLRA screening. Mendez v. Kallis, 2021 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 130217 (D. Minn. May 27, 2021).*

12 day delay in searching a seized cell phone wasn’t unreasonable. United States v. Bradley, 2021 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 130218 (W.D. Mo. June 2, 2021).*

At the completion of the traffic stop related inquiries, the officer lacked reasonable suspicion, and the result of the continued detention is suppressed. United States v. Owens, 2021 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 130244 (D. Me. July 13, 2021).*

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