AF: Download of CP via Kik app permitted search of other storage devices it could have been transferred to

In this child pornography case, the initial probable cause was downloading it via the Kik app. The warrant included other electronic devices. Defendant’s argument that only smartphones could be searched is rejected. It was logical that images could have been moved to external hard drives. Even so, the good faith exception applies. United States v. Guihama, 2022 CCA LEXIS 672 (A.F. Ct. Crim. App. Nov. 18, 2022) (unpublished).

The state statute on orders to surrender firearms does not violate the Fourth or Fifth Amendments. The state’s argument is rejected that there is no constitutional violation until evidence illegally seized is sought to be used in a criminal case. The state cites no authority at all for this. Citing only Marshall v. Barlow’s, the court notes that all civil Fourth Amendment cases contradict it. State v. Flannery, 2022 Wash. App. LEXIS 2226 (Nov. 22, 2022).

Plaintiff’s husband’s consent to euthanasia of her dog that bit someone did not amount to an unreasonable seizure. Bulfin v. Rainwater, 2022 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 210446 (E.D. Mo. Nov. 21, 2022).*

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