Surveillance Videos

A federal court in Florida ordered the destruction of “unlawfully obtained” surveillance footage of the Orchids of Asia Day Spa in Jupiter, Florida, recorded between Jan. 18 and Jan. 22, 2019. The order, requested on behalf of a John Doe, pertains to video that allegedly shows New England Patriots owner Rovert Kraft of engaging in paid sex acts. Prosecutors last year dropped charges against Kraft relating to the prostitution sting.

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Campus Safety

An appeals court in Texas granted mandamus relief to Baylor University, which claimed the trial court improperly ordered the deposition of the university’s president in a lawsuit brought by a student who claimed she was sexually assaulted in 2017 by multiple football players. The student failed to show the president had “unique or superior personal knowledge” that the school’s campus was unsafe.

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