Tag: Automobile

Chalk it up as a SEARCH!

Chalk it up as a SEARCH!

Taylor v. City of Saginaw, Sixth Circuit, 11APR2019 In this episode, Bruce discusses the case Taylor v. City of Saginaw where the Sixth Circuit held that merely touching a tire to put chalk on it to enforce parking laws is a search under the Fourth Amendment requiring a warrant or a Judicially Recognized Exception (JRE).  …

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He poked the tire!

He poked the tire!

United States v. Richmond   5th Cir. February 8, 2019 In the first Broadcast BLUE podcast of the 2019 season, retired FLETC Senior Legal Instructor Bruce-Alan Barnard summarizes and analyzes the case US v Richmond. This is a significant decision because it applies the definition of a search established by the Supreme Court in United States v. …

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