Eleventh Circuit Declines to Extend Exclusionary Rule to Supervised Release Revocation Proceedings

On March 15, 2016, Jeffery Hill was released from prison under conditions and supervision. He remained on release without incident until he was arrested during a traffic stop on December 26, 2018. That day, Hill was stopped by law enforcement while operating a vehicle for crossing the center line of a roadway.

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D.C. Circuit: No Requirement to Bargain on CBP Performance Appraisal Changes

The National Treasury Employees Union appealed the Federal Labor Relations Authority’s denial of its negotiability petition related to changes in the number of different possible rating levels for its members at U.S. Customs and Border Protection. On December 3, 2019, the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit denied the union’s appeal, finding instead that the FLRA’s decision was “based on a permissible and reasonable interpretation of the Statute,” and that it was “consistent with well-established precedent.”

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Second Circuit Finds Arrest of Alien to Be Racially Motivated and an Egregious Violation of the Fourth Amendment

In 2007, New Haven, CT became the first city in the United States to approve a municipal ID card for undocumented residents. Officials at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) were aware of the proposed program and sent internal emails expressing concerns over the plan.

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