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Tag: probable cause

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Nieves v. Bartlett (Decision May 28, 2019)

Can Bartlett sue the arresting officers for retaliation even if the officers had probable cause to arrest him?

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LozmanvCityofRivieraDecision
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Lozman v. City of Riviera Beach (Decided June 18, 2018)

Lozman still has a retaliatory arrest claim against the City, despite that there was probable cause for his arrest.

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Collins v. Virginia (Decision May 29, 2018)

A parked auto in a driveway is part of a house. Police need a warrant to search it.

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Lozman v. City of Riviera Beach, Florida (Argument February 27, 2018)

Can the police get in trouble for retaliatory arrest if they had probable cause to arrest anyway?

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Concepts

The Stored Communications Act of 1986

Congress passed the Stored Communications Act to address a gap that the Fourth Amendment would not fill. The Stored Communications act protects personal info stored on electronic devices.

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District of Columbia v. Wesby (Decision January 22, 2018)

The police officers had probable cause to arrest the D.C. partygoers, and they would have had immunity too.

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District of Columbia v. Wesby (Argument October 4, 2017)

Did the officers have probable cause to arrest the plaintiffs, who were partying in a house that turned out not to belong to the person who invited them?

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