Daily Archives: February 16, 2017

AR: Knock-and-announce applies to parole searches, but Hudson adopted and exclusionary rule doesn’t apply

The knock-and-announce rule applies to parole searches, and violation of the rule is a substantial violation of the Fourth Amendment and the state constitution. The court adopts Hudson, however, and finds that the exclusionary rule should not be applied. Lane … Continue reading

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E.D.La.: Not every detail needs be included in affidavit; omissions here only would bolster PC

Defendants had standing in packages shipped to them under assumed names. As to the affidavit: “In terms of any omissions, neither the omission of the statistics on the “profile,” nor the omission of information on the dogs’ reliability, warrants the … Continue reading

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Richmond County Daily Journal: StingRay is why the 4th Amendment was written

Richmond County Daily Journal: StingRay is why the 4th Amendment was written by Olivia Donaldson:

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