Home Daily News Technology forces criminal law to evolve ABA Annual Meeting By Jason Tashea Posted August 3, 2018, 9:45 am CDT Shutterstock.com From algorithms to cellphones, technology’s march forward is forcing criminal law to evolve, according to a panel Thursday at the ABA Annual Meeting in Chicago. The U.S. Supreme Court’s June 22 decision in Carpenter v. United States, which decided a warrant is required when seeking cell-site location records, is indicative of this evolution. The opinion, authored by Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr., grappled with how technology has changed since the 1970s. He wrote, “There is a world of difference between the limited types of personal information addressed in [previous cases] and the exhaustive chronicle of location information casually collected by wireless carriers today.” “I think many will look back on Fourth Amendment cases as before Carpenter and after Carpenter,” said panel participant Alan Butler, … [Read more...] about Technology forces criminal law to evolve
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An immigrant was detained by Immigration Customs and Enforcement agents at a Queens courthouse on Tuesday — the third such arrest in the city in less than a week, according to the Legal Aid Society. Attorneys with Legal Aid and Queens Law Associates picketed outside the Queens County Criminal Court building, located at 125-01 Queens Blvd. in Kew Gardens, after ICE agents showed up at the courthouse ahead of the man’s scheduled appearance, a spokeswoman for a union representing Legal Aid attorneys said. The man was taken into custody around 1:15 p.m. immediately following his appearance in court, per the spokeswoman. A request for comment from ICE on the man’s detainment was not immediately returned. On Monday, Legal Aid and Bronx Defenders attorneys walked out of the Bronx County Hall of Justice on East 161st Street and Morris Avenue after an immigrant was detained by ICE there. Rayon Smith, who is from Jamaica, was detained by ICE agents just … [Read more...] about ICE detains immigrant at Queens courthouse, attorneys say
(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump has assailed the Monday raid by Federal Bureau of Investigation agents on the New York offices and home of his personal lawyer Michael Cohen, complaining on Twitter on Tuesday that “attorney-client privilege is dead!” Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's personal attorney, looks on as his attorney (not pictured) delivers a statement to reporters after meeting with Senate Intelligence Committee staff on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., September 19, 2017. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein Federal prosecutors in New York obtained search warrants following a referral of evidence from Robert Mueller, the special counsel investigating possible collusion between Trump’s presidential campaign and Russia. Trump has denied colluding with Russia and has repeatedly called Mueller’s probe a “witch hunt.” Cohen, who has described himself as Trump’s “fix-it guy,” has been at the center of a … [Read more...] about Factbox: Does attorney-client privilege apply to Trump lawyer raid?
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Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest Michigan race intensifies for Democrats' attorney general nomination Lawyers Pat Miles, Dana Nessel and Bill Noakes have two more weeks to make an impression. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs David Eggert, Associated Press Published 8:18 a.m. ET March 31, 2018 CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN COMMENT EMAIL MORE LANSING — The race to be Michigan Democrats' nominee for attorney general is a fight not only among a diverse field of candidates but also a reflection of pent-up tension within a party anxious to score victories amid Republican dominance at the ballot box. Lawyers Pat Miles, Dana Nessel and Bill … [Read more...] about Michigan race intensifies for Democrats’ attorney general nomination