State v. Armstrong

Police seized incriminating text messages that the defendant sent to his ex-girlfriend. Defendant moved to suppress the messages, as they were recovered from the ex-girlfriend’s phone without a warrant. The Appellate Division held that the defendant had neither a reasonable expectation of privacy in the text message recovered from his girlfriend’s cellphone, nor did he … Read more

Wayne Land and Mineral Group, LLC v. Delaware River Basin Comm.

A landowner sued a multi-state agency tasked with maintaining the Delaware River challenging the commissions authority to regulate fracking on its land. Three state senators sought to intervene under Rule 24. The 3rd Circuit held that those state senators must establish Article III standing to intervene, given that they were seeking relief that was plainly … Read more