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By Messing Adam & Jasmine | December 1, 2021 | Posted in PORAC LDF News

U.S. Supreme Court Overturns Former Police Officer’s Conviction for Misuse of Computerized Law Enforcement Records

GARY M. MESSING Founding Partner MATTHEW TAYLOR Associate Messing Adam & Jasmine LLP The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has broadly interpreted federal criminal statutes regarding misuse of digital information. The result is an aggressive posture that, taken to its extreme, could criminalize even mundane computer use occurring daily in […]

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By Mastagni Holstedt A.P.C. | September 1, 2021 | Posted in PORAC LDF News

Sixth Circuit Rules Deputies Are Entitled to Summary Judgment on Qualified Immunity

DAVID E. MASTAGNI Partner Mastagni Holstedt, APC In Cunningham v. Shelby County, Tennessee (6th Cir. 2021) 994 F.3d 761, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals highlighted the important benefits officers enjoy from body-worn and dashboard cameras in granting two deputies qualified immunity in this civil case. The appellate court reversed […]

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