CA9: Supervised release electronic search condition not shown to have nexus to purposes of SR

“We nevertheless vacate the suspicionless search condition because the district court ordered suspicionless searches of Leonard’s ‘electronic devices and their data, including cell phones, computers, and electronic storage media’ without making ‘a properly supported factual finding’ that ‘establish[es] some nexus between computer use’ and the supervised release goals of deterrence, public protection, or rehabilitation. United States v. Bare, 806 F.3d 1011, 1013, 1017 (9th Cir. 2015) (citing 18 U.S.C. §§ 3553(a)(2)(B)-(D)). Any nexus is not apparent from the record.” United States v. Leonard, 2021 U.S. App. LEXIS 25935 (9th Cir. Aug. 27, 2021).*

The smell of marijuana here was probable cause to search defendant’s car. United States v. Grayer, 2021 U.S. App. LEXIS 25827 (6th Cir. Aug. 26, 2021).*

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