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In the Courts

The federal courts recently narrowed a Fourth Amendment search warrant exception frequently used by law enforcement officers.

7/23/2012

In the Courts

In its first review of GPS tracking, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in January in United States v. Jones that law enforcement must have a search warrant before attaching a GPS tracking device to a subject’s vehicle.

4/16/2012

In the Courts

Law enforcement officers have an ethical and legal duty to impartially disclose all evidence in a case. Failing to do so compromises the integrity of the criminal justice system and exposes officers and their agencies to civil liability.

1/23/2012

In the Courts

In J.D.B. v. North Carolina, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in June that a child’s age is relevant to the Miranda custody analysis.

Police removed 13-year-old J.D.B. from his classroom and questioned him about items stolen in two home invasions. Without administering Miranda warnings, and with the door closed, the investigator questioned him for 30 to 45 minutes.

10/18/2011
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