Tag: Automobile Exception

United States v Coleman 8thCIR 27NOV2018

United States v Coleman 8thCIR 27NOV2018

A woman makes a 911 call and states her boyfriend who lives with her punched her in the mouth and he had a gun.  Police responded to the 911call and the woman met police outside the residence and they could clearly see she had injuries consistent with her claim. Police entered the house with the …

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US v Pulido-Ayala 8th CIR (5JUN2018)

US v Pulido-Ayala 8th CIR (5JUN2018)

K9 Jampy was told to “find it” and immediately tugged at LEO towards open door. Jampy then went into the car and alerted. Held: Assuming for the sake of analysis that the dog’s entry into the vehicle was a “search” under the Fourth Amendment, we conclude on the facts here that the search was justified by probable …

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Collins v Virginia – Special Supreme Court Edition

Collins v Virginia – Special Supreme Court Edition

In this Special Supreme Court Edition of Broadcast BLUE, Bruce-Alan Barnard analyzes the recent United States Supreme Court decision in Collins v. Virginia where the court held that the Automobile Exception applies only to the vehicle and cannot be used to justify a warrantless entry into the curtilage where the vehicle is located.

The Case of the Bus Blues

The Case of the Bus Blues

Bruce’s Brownbag Wednesday Webinar 2018-04 (31 JAN 2018) United States v Azor (First Circuit Jan 2018) Wiretap order information leads to traffic stop, automobile search, arrest, and search warrant application and execution.