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Supreme Court Update: Strieff and Birchfield

By Pam McDonald, Randy Means, Zachary Miller

Supreme Court Update: Strieff and Birchfield

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Sep 2016)
 

Brady/Giglio Disclosure Requirements

By Pam McDonald, Randy Means

This is the first of a multi-part article addressing what we know and what remains unanswered regarding police disclosure requirements under Brady and under Giglio.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Mar 2016)
 

Police Must Be Reasonable, Not Perfect

By Pam McDonald, Randy Means

Some people have the impression that courts hold police to impossibly high standards. A recent U.S. Supreme Court case reminds that this impression should not be so and provides some relief for officers who make reasonable mistakes.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Feb 2015)
 

No “Officer Safety” Exception to the Constitution

By Huth, Charles, Colwell, Jack, Randy Means

Re-think Stop and Frisk; it is the exception, not rule.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Jan 2015)
 

Recent Supreme Court Decisions

By Randy Means, Zachary Miller

Cell phones, consent, hot pursuit and deadly force

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Aug 2014)
 

Supreme Court: Physical Evidence in Miranda Settings

By Joe Devanney

Learn more about how Miranda warnings relate to the suppression of physical items seized by the police and how the Supreme Court decision in the Patane case can only be considered as a boost to law enforcement.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Aug 2005)
 

Recent Landmark Decisions

By Joseph Scuro

These recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions affect police roadblocks, the use of canine teams during traffic stops, and the ability of law enforcement officers to seek identification information from individuals stopped for traffic related offenses.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Apr 2006)
 

A Trifecta: Computer Error, Qualified Immunity, Passenger Frisks

By Randy Means

In January, 2009 the United States Supreme Court decided three major cases in favor of the law enforcement profession: Herring v. United States, Pearson v. Callahan and Arizona v. Johnson. This article summarizes each of these cases.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Apr 2009)
 

Supreme Court Applies the Brakes to Vehicle Searches:

By Pam McDonald

Police no longer have automatic authority to search the passenger compartment of a vehicle incident to the arrest of a recent occupant. Police officers have routinely conducted this type of search for 28 years, but the United States Supreme Court prohibited the practice in April 2009 in the decsion Arizona v. Gant.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Jul 2009)
 

Supreme Court 2008-2009, the Final Wrap...

By Randy Means

During the 2008 term of court, which includes the following cases from 2009, the Supreme Court issued a number of opinions affecting law enforcement.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Oct 2009)
 
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