Unlawful Search & Seizure. Legal news and articles for October 24 - 31, 2011

STATE v. CRAVERJury: Cops didn't jump the gun in car search | Philadelphia Daily News | 2011 ...Firearms, ammo, drugs in weekend sweepKBH: Fighting for the state's right to incarcerateWoman admits role in daughter's deathPOP busts net five arrestsGoldstein, Howe & Russell, P.C. | Does installing a GPS device on a car ...Protect IP: A Dramatic Step In US Anti-Piracy LegislationResidents react to blocked welfare lawFeds study state immigration lawPolice Power Grab Assembly Bill 237 - Read Wisconsin Carry Letter to the State ...Police evict Occupy Oakland protesters with tear gas, smoke bombs, rubber ...Residents React To Blocked Welfare LawWyden says privacy laws need changesJudge's Welfare Drug-Test Injunction Called 'Insane and Irresponsible'

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Death penalty sought for defendant in two slayings
Stockton RecordOctober 8, 2011

Attorneys argued over whether Camel's Fourth Amendment right against unlawful search and seizure had been violated, and over the ownership of the vehicle in which the rifle was found. Abdallah ruled it can be admitted into evidence. ...more »

Jury: Cops didn't jump the gun in car search | Philadelphia Daily News | 2011 ...
Philadelphia Daily NewsOctober 31, 2011

Lawler's Fourth Amendment claim against unlawful search and seizure arose because, he said, cops had no reason to search his body or his car. Roper said that if Lawler admitted to carrying a licensed firearm, then the police were justified in frisking ...more »

Unlawful Search & Seizure. News and Stories

STATE v. CRAVER
Leagle.comOctober 31, 2011

He contends that the trial court erred in overruling his motion to suppress evidence upon the ground that the evidence was obtained as a result of an unlawful search and seizure. {¶ 2} We conclude that the trial court did not err in overruling Craver's ...more »

Jury: Cops didn't jump the gun in car search | Philadelphia Daily News | 2011 ...
Philadelphia Daily NewsOctober 31, 2011

Lawler's Fourth Amendment claim against unlawful search and seizure arose because, he said, cops had no reason to search his body or his car. Roper said that if Lawler admitted to carrying a licensed firearm, then the police were justified in frisking ...more »

Firearms, ammo, drugs in weekend sweep
Trinidad GuardianOctober 31, 2011

Police exercises in Western and Central Trinidad over the weekend resulted in the seizure of two firearms and more than $300000 worth of illegal substances. According to police reports, at around 10.30 pm on Saturday last, two men from the Diego Martin ...more »

KBH: Fighting for the state's right to incarcerate
Austin Chronicle (blog)October 30, 2011

The Florida Justice Institute and ACLU of Florida sued – on behalf of Navy veteran Luis Lebron, who refused to submit to the testing – arguing that the state scheme violates the Fourth Amendment's ban on unlawful search and seizure. ...more »

Woman admits role in daughter's death
Peterborough ExaminerOctober 28, 2011

"Tasha appeared to suffer some type of seizure during the early evening. She appeared to lose consciousness for a period of time, and there was talk about calling an ambulance," Thompson said. No one summoned help, and Tasha regained consciousness. ...more »

POP busts net five arrests
Times-StandardOctober 28, 2011

Eureka's Problem Oriented Policing team served a pair of search warrants this week, resulting in five arrests, a child being taken into protective custody and the seizure of 2 grams of heroin. When officers served a warrant Tuesday on a residence in ...more »

Goldstein, Howe & Russell, P.C. | Does installing a GPS device on a car ...
Linex Legal (press release) (registration)October 27, 2011

Milyard Does installing a GPS device on a car constitute a Fourth Amendment search or seizure? This is my second post on United States v. Jones, the case on GPS and the Fourth Amendment. My first post was here. In this post, I want to explore whether ...more »

Protect IP: A Dramatic Step In US Anti-Piracy Legislation
Music Business JournalOctober 27, 2011

While the seizure of any foreign domain would be clearly outside of the jurisdiction of the US Government, the bill also sought to block US citizens' ability to visit foreign sites hosted at those domain names by giving the US Attorney General power to ...more »

Residents react to blocked welfare law
WJXT JacksonvilleOctober 27, 2011

On Monday, she temporarily blocked the law, saying it was unconstitutional and violated the Fourth Amendment, which protects citizens against unlawful search and seizure. "You have a reasonable expectation of privacy, so I have a reasonable expectation ...more »

Feds study state immigration law
Greenville NewsOctober 27, 2011

President Barack Obama's administration is reviewing South Carolina's immigration law, but it was unclear Wednesday if federal officials will mount a legal challenge similar to those undertaken in other states. ...more »

Police Power Grab Assembly Bill 237 - Read Wisconsin Carry Letter to the State ...
AmmoLand.com (press release)October 26, 2011

Brookfield officers violated our members 14th amendment due process rights which incorporate the 4th amendment rights to be free from unlawful search and seizure. If you pass this law, Brookfield would still have faced a nearly identical lawsuit and ...more »

Police evict Occupy Oakland protesters with tear gas, smoke bombs, rubber ...
Independent Voter NetworkOctober 26, 2011

... that police had demolished the tent city, cleaned out all of the tents, and made a thorough search and seizure of items throughout the premises as evidence from a crime scene, declaring the entire area the scene of a crime: "unlawful assembly. ...more »

Residents React To Blocked Welfare Law
WJXT JacksonvilleOctober 25, 2011

On Monday, she temporarily blocked the law, saying it was unconstitutional and violated the Fourth Amendment, which protects citizens against unlawful search and seizure. "You have a reasonable expectation of privacy, so I have a reasonable expectation ...more »

Wyden says privacy laws need changes
Statesman JournalOctober 25, 2011

He emphasized that his bill would not impair law enforcement. "The history of law enforcement," Wyden said, "is that law enforcement benefits from rules, clearly expressed rules." A prime example, he said, is the Miranda warning that police must give ...more »

Judge's Welfare Drug-Test Injunction Called 'Insane and Irresponsible'
Sunshine State NewsOctober 24, 2011

Luis Lebron, in a class-action suit, claimed that his Fourth Amendment rights against unlawful search and seizure were violated. In a narrow but lengthy ruling, Scriven's temporary injunction does not specifically address whether Florida is authorized ...more »

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