Police conducting a probation search of an apartment could examine the contents of a purse belonging to the probationer’s girlfriend, the California Court of Appeal has ruled in affirming a drug conviction.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has issued a three-month suspension to a lawyer convicted of attempting to remove her 12-year-old son from the custody of her ex-husband.
A convicted criminal can receive credit against his prison sentence for time spent living at home under supervised probation wearing an electronic monitoring device, the Iowa Supreme Court has ruled.
A defendant convicted of possessing child pornography could not be required notify his future romantic partners of his offense as a condition of supervised release, the 2nd Circuit has ruled in vacating the condition.
A defendant charged with molesting a child could not be required to wear a device that would monitor his movements while he was awaiting trial, Massachusetts’ highest court has ruled in vacating a probation condition.