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Court Confronts Canine Constitutional Case
Posted on 4 Jul 2016 by Gabriela Nolen

In State v. Newcomb, 2016 Ore. LEXIS 366, the Oregon Supreme Court addressed the question of whether a defendant’s rights under the Oregon and United States Constitutions had been violated due to a warrantless draw of blood from defendant’s... Read More

Split U.S. High Court Grants Officers Immunity In Defective Warrant Lawsuit
Posted on 22 Feb 2012 by Bajeerah LaCava

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) Police officers who executed a search warrant that was later found to be defective are nonetheless entitled to qualified immunity in a lawsuit filed by the individuals who were the subject of the search, a split U.S.... Read More

Judge: UC Illegally Searched Journalist's Camera
Posted on 23 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

BERKELEY, Calif. - (AP) A judge has ruled that the University of California police illegally searched the camera of a photojournalist covering a protest outside the chancellor's campus home, attorneys said Monday. Alameda County Superior Judge... Read More