A federal employee insured under the Federal Employee Health Benefits Act (“FEHBA”) was injured in a car accident in 2006. The employee’s insurer, Group Health Plan, Inc. (which had previously contracted with the Office of Personnel Management to provide health insurance to federal employees) paid the employee’s medical bills resulting from injuries he suffered during the accident.
En Banc 11th Circuit: Warrantless Collection of 67 days of Cellular Phone Records did not Violate Fourth Amendment
From the beginning of August 2010 to the beginning of October 2010, Mr. Quartavius Davis and his accomplices committed seven separate armed robberies. On February 18, 2011, a federal grand jury indicted Mr. Davis on multiple charges of robbery, conspiracy to commit robbery, and knowingly using, carrying, and possessing a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence.
The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (“FISA”) court chose not to hear from anyone but the government before concluding that the June 1, 2015 sunset of the FISA provisions regarding orders for business records was undone by the USA FREEDOM Act, enacted June 2, 2015, in a memorandum opinion dated June 17, 2015.
Second Circuit: Wrong Address Invalidates Warrant that Lacked Strong Evidence to Indicate Correct Dwelling for Search
The good faith exception did not apply to a warrantless search conducted in execution of a warrant listing an incorrect apartment number, where other information in the warrant did not strongly indicate the correct address to be searched, the Second Circuit held.
On October 2, 2014, the United States Supreme Court granted the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (“EEOC”) petition for a writ of certiorari after the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit found in favor of Abercrombie and Fitch Stores, Inc., a clothing retailer that had refused to hire a Muslim woman who wore a headscarf ostensibly due to the company’s policy against “caps.”
- Child pornography found by officer after a private search suppressed
- Fifth Circuit: Warrantless seizure of electronics okay after interstate stalking arrest
- Eighth Circuit: Nexus Between Property and the Crime Still Required When Consent Given for Forfeiture
- FBI Disregards USAO’s Advice and Violates 4th Amendment