Category Archives: U.S. Supreme Court

In a prior post, we discussed several of the criminal cases that are scheduled to be heard by the United States Supreme Court (SCOTUS) during the month of October. As we explained before, out of the nearly 7,000 case requests … Continue reading

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The “First Monday of October” is traditionally the annual kickoff of the United States Supreme Court’s new term. This year, the first Monday was one week ago on October 3. Each term, SCOTUS usually hears approximately 75 cases, ranging from bankruptcy … Continue reading

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The U.S. Supreme Court recently issued a ruling regarding the right of the police to review a hotel’s guest list on demand, without first obtaining a warrant. According to SCOTUS, any ordinance that gives law enforcement that right is a … Continue reading

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The U.S. Supreme Court recently ruled that when a law enforcement officer who has a narcotics-sniffing dog pulls a motorist over for a traffic stop, the officer is not allowed to prolong the stop without reasonable suspicion. The Fourth Amendment … Continue reading

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