California invasion of privacy

Darren Chaker Rule 34

Darren Chaker reviewed a post which concerned Truesdell v. Thomas No. 5:13-cv-552-Oc-10PRL, 2015 WL 2022991 (M.D. Fla. Apr. 30, 2015). In that case, the Court denied Motion to Compel Production of Electronically Stored Data where plaintiff said that 1500 printed Read more

Inmate search, Darren Chaker blogs..

Search at Sporting Events – Darren Chaker

When Darren Chaker reviews the Fourth Amendment at sporting events, which allows any search conducted pursuant to valid consent. See, e.g., Florida v. Jimeno, 500 U.S. 248, 250-51 (1991); Schneckloth v. Bustamonte, 412 U.S. 218, 219 (1973). Implied consent occurs Read more

Consent to Search Appeal Standard

Consent to search, Darren Chaker, provides a court’s approval of consent searches “without the most careful scrutiny would sanction the possibility of official coercion ….” See Schneckloth v. Bustamonte, 412 U.S. 218, 229, 93 S.Ct. 2041 (1973). “[W]here the validity of a search Read more

Confidential Informant Reliability

Darren Chaker finds that when a Confidential Informant (CI) is used in connection with a criminal investigation, the court will look at several indicia of reliability when determining probable cause to issue a search or arrest warrant. The most common Read more

Inmate search, Darren Chaker blogs..

Student Search by Darren Chaker

Student searches at school occur frequently. Several cases noted by Darren Chaker demonstrate the wide latitude students may be searched by government without a warrant. Among the most common issues, include random testing of student athletes (Vernonia School District 47J Read more