CA2: Video surveillance in Thailand legal under Thai law admissible here

The DEA with Thai officers installed a camera and listening device in a dwelling in Phuket, Thailand. Defendant was a short-time guest there and he was recorded. Apparently the installation and monitoring was legal under Thai law. The capture of his statements was thus reasonable. United States v. Hunter, 2022 U.S. App. LEXIS 10632 (2d Cir. Apr. 20, 2022).

The first two warrants were improperly executed for things beyond the scope, but the third was independent of any prior illegality. Those convictions stand, the first do not. State v. Tardie, 319 Ore. App. 229, 2022 Ore. App. LEXIS 671 (Apr. 20, 2022).*

A high school student posted a caricature of himself labeled “Future School Shooter,” and he went around school with it. A school police officer got involved and detained him. The officer gets qualified immunity. Stokes v. Matranga, 2022 U.S. App. LEXIS 10599 (5th Cir. Apr. 19, 2022).*

There was a fact dispute for trial in this § 1983 case. The officer was also convicted of a crime in the shooting and sentenced to 15 years, and his conviction was affirmed on appeal. Edwards v. Oliver, 2022 U.S. App. LEXIS 10601 (5th Cir. Apr. 19, 2022).*

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