9th Circuit, Drugs, Marijuana, Privacy, Quote of the Day

Quote of the Day: Dude, Are You High? Not Cool, Your Honor.

The information subpoenaed does not need to be relevant to a crime; in fact, it may be used to dissipate any suspicion of a crime.

Judge William Fletcher, in a Ninth Circuit decision ordering utilities companies to turn over customer records even without a warrant. The case, U.S. v. Golden Valley Electric Association, deals with Alaskans suspected of growing marijuana indoors.

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