Criminal Law and Procedure

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Jay Shapiro on Rodriguez v. United States: The Supreme Court Hears Oral Argument on the Reasonableness of a Traffic Stop Extended for a Canine Sniff
Posted on 19 Feb 2015 by Jay Shapiro

Rodriguez v. United States presents an important issue concerning permissible police conduct during a traffic stop, particularly: after a law enforcement officer has completed a traffic infraction stop, does the continued detention of the driver to conduct... Read More

This Is Real Law: The Power of Knowledge: Publishing Legal Information to Fight Arbitrary Detention
Posted on 13 May 2015 by Real Law Editorial Team

You’re in a police cell. It’s dark, and it reeks of sweat and urine. If you’re lucky, you aren’t hurt. Even if you are injured, provided it’s not serious, you might have other things on your mind. If you’re a lawyer... Read More