Matthew G. Kaiser

Matthew G. Kaiser

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The D.C. Circuit Holds That A Judge In D.C. Cannot Authorize A Bug In Maryland

The United States government thought that Lonnell Glover was a drug dealer. They tapped his phone, but he spoke in code so they couldn't get any evidence on him that way....more

12/12/2013 - Criminal Prosecution Fourth Amendment Good Faith Illegal Drugs Jurisdiction Law Enforcement Wiretapping

Short Wins - Blog 100 Announcement Edition

1. United States v. Arreguin, Ninth Circuit: Appellant's motion to suppress evidence was denied by the District Court. The Ninth Circuit reversed and remanded, directing the trial court to grant the motion to suppress....more

11/27/2013 - Evidence Suppression Fourth Amendment Plain View Doctrine Search & Seizure

Short Wins - A Twofer Week

Due to my own sloth, we're presenting two weeks of short wins in one post. Here it is! There are some good cases here, featuring the Armed Career Criminal Act, the Fourth Amendment, and law enforcement agents...more

9/24/2013 - Expert Testimony Expert Witness Fourth Amendment Fraud Law Enforcement

The Supreme Court Says A Seizure Isn't Incident To A Search That Happened A Mile Away

Someone told the police that Chunon Bailey sold drugs. Worse, he sold drugs and had a gun at his house at 103 Lake Drive in Wyandanch, New York. That someone was a confidential informant. The police took that tip...more

2/25/2013 - Detention Evidence Suppression Fourth Amendment Search & Seizure Search Warrant

You Can't Suppress The Body, But You Can Suppress The Fake ID Used To Find The Body

The Supreme Court has said that you can never suppress the body of a person accused of a crime - the person's identity is not able to be kept out of evidence, even if that identity is the result of an unlawful arrest or...more

2/13/2013 - Deportation Evidence Suppression Fourth Amendment Illegal Reentry Search & Seizure Stop and Search Unlawful Arrest

Short Wins - A Franks Hearing In The Seventh Circuit!

Who doesn't love a good Franks hearing? Apparently the district court judge in the Seventh Circuit case of United States v. McMurtrey....more

1/15/2013 - Fourth Amendment Franks Hearing

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