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Automobile exception doesn’t apply to houses: USSC

The Supreme Court of the United States of America recently held that the automobile exception to the Fourth Amendment does not permit a police officer, uninvited and without a warrant, to enter the curtilage of a home in order to … Continue reading

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Warrant required to search cellphones: USSC

In a ruling that will impact on the ability of law enforcement to combat crime, the United States Supreme Court ruled that a warrant is required to search the cellphones of the people they arrest. ‚ÄúPolice generally may not, without … Continue reading

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Strip-Searches for Any Offense: US SC

The US Supreme Court held that that officials may strip-search people arrested for any offense, however minor, before admitting them to jails even if the officials have no reason to suspect the presence of contraband or weapons or drugs. The … Continue reading

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