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The Wire 2012-2015

Stingray Facilitates Blanket Surveillance

Is this happening in your state? Yes. Another 4th Amendment Violation.

4th Amendment

Maryland v. King

MARYLAND V. KING FULL OPINION

WHAT HAPPENED: King was arrested under suspicion of a generally horrible crime; and at the time of his arrest, the Maryland police took a DNA sample without a warrant. 382 more words

Case Summaries

Riley v. California

RILEY V. CALIFORNIA FULL OPINION

WHAT HAPPENED: Riley is a criminal defendant who was arrested following a traffic stop, where guns and drugs were found in his vehicle. 330 more words

Case Summaries

Probable Cause: As Good as it Gets

April 23, 2015

Probable Cause: As Good as it Gets

Recently, I had the honor of teaching a 3-day in-service course at the police academy for a group of new investigators. 1,109 more words

Digital Forensics

Heien v. North Carolina

HEIEN v. NORTH CAROLINA FULL OPINION

WHAT HAPPENED: Heien is a criminal defendant who was arrested for drug possession. North Carolina is the criminal agency prosecuting Hein for said drug possession. 426 more words

Case Summaries

Wisconsin Goes to the Supremes

The U.S. Justices should hear a major First Amendment case. 156 more words

"A Cop’s 'Large Hunch' About Criminal Wrongdoing Won’t Do": The Supreme Court Just Checked Cops' Power To Extend Traffic Stops

Cases involving the Fourth Amendment’s proscription on unreasonable searches and seizures are the sleepers of every Supreme Court term. Unless the justices are confronted with… 814 more words

Law Enforcement