Tag: Traffic Stop

Catching Flies with Honey

Catching Flies with Honey

United States v. Bernard, 4thCIR 24JUN2019 – In this case Bruce-Alan Barnard analyzes a case where consent is a key part of extending a traffic stop into an investigative detention and Fifth Amendment Miranda issues are created under the “functional equivalent of questioning.”

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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