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GUEST v. LEIS, 99-4115, 99-4176

Government officials have Eleventh Amendment immunity from liability for seizure of materials commingled on a criminal suspect's computer with allegedly criminal evidence despite the Privacy Protection Act, 42 USC 2000aa(a), and third-party standing under the Fourth Amendment.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 03/15/2001
  • Decided 07/02/2001
  • Published 07/02/2001


  • Before: KEITH, NORRIS, and DAUGHTREY, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Sixth Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • Scott T. Greenwood (argued and briefed), Greenwood & Associates, Cincinnati, OH, Peter D. Kennedy (argued and briefed), George & Donaldson, LLP, Austin, TX, for Plaintiffs-Appellants.

  • For Appellees:
  • John W. Hust (argued and briefed), Michael E. Maundrell (briefed), Lawrence Edward Barbiere (briefed), Schroeder, Maundrell, Barbiere & Powers, Cincinnati, OH, Hugh Owen Frost, II (briefed), Cincinnati, OH, Donald E. Hardin (briefed), Hardin, Lefton, Lazarus & Marks, LLC, for Defendants-Appellees.
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