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3rd Circuit Slams the Car Door on Warrantless GPS Tracking

By Hayes Hunt and Calli Varner According to a recent decision by the Third Circuit, police are required to get a warrant prior to attaching a GPS tracker to a suspect’s vehicle. The Third Circuit’s decision in United States v.

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Posted in Prosecution & Defense

Is a Curious Police Dog on Your Porch a Search under the 4th Amendment? – SCOTUS Answers in Florida v. Jardines

By Hayes Hunt and Michael Zabel Let’s say one day you observe your local police officer walk a drug-sniffing police dog up to the front door of your neighbor’s house.  The dog sniffs around outside, then gives a positive signal

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Posted in Prosecution & Defense

Facebook “Friends”, 4th Amendment Privacy & Probable Cause

By: Hayes Hunt and Brian Kint A recent court decision has added support to the idea that there is no privacy on the internet. In United States v. Meregildo, defendant Melvin Colon moved to suppress evidence seized from his Facebook

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Posted in Social Media & Law

Search Warrant Protocol – What Every Company Should Do to Prepare

There are many ways by which the Government, federal or state, can appear at a company’s doorstep.  The most disruptive and unnerving is when government agents show up in the company’s lobby to serve and execute a search warrant.  Is

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Posted in Corporate Compliance
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Hayes Hunt concentrates his practice in the representation of individuals, corporations and executives in a wide variety of federal and state criminal law and regulatory enforcement matters as well as complex civil litigation. Hayes is a partner in the firm's Commercial Litigation Department as well as its Criminal Defense and Governmental Investigations Group.
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