State Court Tells Cops Obtaining Consent Not Enough To Fix Suspicionless Vehicle Search

Source: Techdirt.com
Without citing the Supreme Court’s Rodriguez decision, the Superior Court of Delaware has returned a ruling [PDF] that should serve as a deterrent to law enforcement fishing expeditions. (h/t FourthAmendment.com) Two state courts recently held that extending an interaction beyond the objective of a traffic stop is unconstitutional, pointing out that it’s not the length of the constitutional violation that’s a problem, but the violation itself. There is no de minimis Fourth Amendment violation acceptable under the Rodriguez decision. The…
State Court Tells Cops Obtaining Consent Not Enough To Fix Suspicionless Vehicle Search

WordPress Video Lightbox
Cerca