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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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Individual privacy and the efforts of the police often seem to be at odds, especially regarding the Constitution’s protections from unlawful searches and seizures. In at least one area of law, the line has been made very clear. The United … Continue reading

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According to statistics, there are almost 101 million iPhones in use in the United States alone. Approximately 58 million of those phones are the Apple’s latest models, the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. Another 40 million phones in use are … 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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