Feb 172020
 
 February 17, 2020  Posted by  Healthcare, Laws, U.S., Workplace

Clayton Sandell and Jeffrey Cook report: A Colorado district attorney expressed frustration Thursday at not being able to prosecute an Aurora police officer who was found passed out drunk in his car last year, calling the department’s failure to launch a DUI investigation a double standard meant to protect one of its [Read More…]

Feb 172020
 
 February 17, 2020  Posted by  Court, Laws, Surveillance, U.S.

Orin Kerr writes: On Monday, March 3rd, a panel of the Ninth Circuit is going to hear argument in a case raising one of my favorite hypotheticals about cross-enforcement of the Fourth Amendment.  The relevant issue in the appeal, United States v. David Martinez, No. 18-10498, is this: Can a police officer [Read More…]

Feb 172020
 
 February 17, 2020  Posted by  Laws, Surveillance, U.S.

Mike Maharrey writes: Last Tuesday, a Maryland House committee held a hearing on a bill that would ban the use of “stingrays” to track the location of phones without a warrant and prohibit police from sweeping up electronic communications. The proposed law would not only protect privacy in Maryland, but [Read More…]