Ed Minichiello V. Supper Club

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3. According to this appeals court, what errors were made by the judge at trial? There were many errors made by the judge at this trial. First of all, to award $20 MILLION for a sexual discrimination case is absolutely unheard of. This just seemed irrational. The judge should have never allowed the story of Minichello’s boss being a Nazi German National to be told. This caused the jury to get worked up and diverted their attention away from the case at hand. The jury was worked up about a case and situation that had nothing to do with the one that was being tried. 7. Would the police violate a suspect’s Fourth Amendment rights against unlawful search and seizure by secretly placing a GPS tracking device on the suspect’s car for an extended time without first securing a warrant to do so? Explain. See, for example, United States of America v. Lawrence Maynard, 615 F.3d 544 (D.C. Cir. 2010); petition for rehearing en bane denied, United States of America v. Antoine Jones, 625 F.3d 766 (D.C. Cir. 2010). Yes Police would do that and they have done that many times. By installing a GPS tracking device without a warrant, they are invading the privacy of the person. Secretly placing a GPS on a car or monitoring a mans movement for long periods of time constitutes a government “search”, and therefore the mans constitutional rights were violated. They were also trying to determine whether movement in a private vehicle on city streets is "public" in nature. This just seems like they are trying to find justification in what they are doing and trying to make it seem like it is not an invasion of privacy. http://www.cnn.com/2012/01/23/justice/scotus-gps-tracking 8. An Erie, Pennsylvania, public indecency ordinance prohibited knowingly or intentionally appearing in public in a “state of nudity.” Pap’s, the owners of Kandyland, an Erie establishment featuring

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