In a 42 U.S.C. section 1983 action arising after a police entry, search, and seizure at a musical event held in an L.A. warehouse, the district court's judgment for defendants is affirmed in part and reversed in part where: 1) most plaintiffs who merely attended the event lacked standing on the warrantless entry claim while plaintiff Cortez's unreasonable seizure claim is procedurally barred; but 2) plaintiffs Cortez and Lopez have standing on their warrantless entry claims because they were in possession of the warehouse at the time.

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Apr 10, 2018
When the local government distributes property tax bills, the majority of property owners assume that they cannot be challenged. On the contrary, local tax assessors generate property tax assessments,…
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Mar 02, 2018
When it comes to the crime of shoplifting, laws vary by state, with some acknowledging the crime as a misdemeanor, while others label it a felony. In Georgia, however, shoplifting can be classified as…
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Feb 08, 2018
For family members reeling from the sudden loss of a loved one in a traffic-related accident, few words suffice. Even more devastating is when they learn that their loved one’s death could have been prevented.
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Jan 23, 2018
Because driving is considered a privilege in Georgia, a driving record for all residents is maintained through the Department of Driver Services.
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