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2018 PATC Legal Articles

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A District Court holds that a traffic stop of a vehicle, in which the Defendant was a passenger, was unconstitutionally extended in violation of the Defendantís Fourth Amendment rights and, therefore, suppressed the evidence seized after the point at which the arresting officer lacked reasonable suspicion to investigate non-traffic-offense-related criminal activity.
6/14   Jim Chapman, Attorney

The First Circuit upholds the District Courtís denial of the Defendantís motion to suppress after concluding that the seizure of contraband from the Defendantís shorts did not violate the ďplain feelĒ doctrine.
6/7   Jim Chapman, Attorney

Does the fact that an otherwise authorized driver who is not listed as an authorized driver on a rental car agreement mean that the driver does not have a reasonable expectation of privacy in the rental car for purposes of the Fourth Amendment? The United States Supreme Court says, ďNo.Ē
5/31   Jim Chapman, Attorney

A District Court denies the Defendantís motion to suppress statements that he made during and after a polygraph examination after finding that law enforcement officers did not violate his Miranda rights
5/24   Jim Chapman, Attorney

A District Court holds that law enforcement officers did not violate the Defendantís Fifth or Sixth Amendment rights when they spoke to him weeks after he had invoked his right to counsel
5/16   Jim Chapman, Attorney

Garrity Use Immunity - Part 3
5/9   Rick E. Lober, J.D.

Garrity Use Immunity - Part 2
5/2   Rick E. Lober, J.D.

Garrity Use Immunity - Part 1
4/25   Rick E. Lober, J.D.

The Seventh Circuit holds that police officers do not violate the Constitution by not preventing unlawful conduct of a private party
4/12   Jim Chapman, Attorney

The Seventh Circuit holds that a law enforcement officer unconstitutionally extended the Defendantís traffic stop and, therefore, affirms the District Courtís decision to grant the Defendantís motion to suppress
4/4   Jim Chapman, Attorney

Does a warrantless, forensic search of a cell phone at the United States border violate the Fourth Amendment? The Eleventh Circuit says, ďNo.Ē
4/4   Jim Chapman, Attorney

The Seventh Circuit explains and relies upon the collective knowledge doctrine in determining that the police had probable cause to arrest the Defendant
3/28   Jim Chapman, Attorney

A District Court grants summary judgment in police officersí favor and against the estate of a hostage who was mistakenly killed by the officers
3/21   Jim Chapman, Attorney

The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit joins other federal courts in holding that a hostage situation provides exigent circumstances for entering a house without first obtaining a warrant
3/14   Jim Chapman, Attorney

A full but divided United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit holds that police officers had reasonable suspicion to stop a car that was parked within fifteen feet of a crosswalk
3/7   Jim Chapman, Attorney

The United States Supreme Court holds that the police had probable cause to arrest partygoers in a vacant house
2/28   Jim Chapman, Attorney

A District Court grants, in part, and denies, in part, a Defendantís motion to suppress after concluding that some of the statements that he made to law enforcement officers were made in violation of his Constitutional rights while others were not
2/21   Jim Chapman, Attorney

The Court of Appeals of Texas holds that a warrantless search during an arson investigation did not violate the Defendantís constitutional rights and the fruits of the search did not need to be suppressed
2/14   Jim Chapman, Attorney

A District Court suppresses the evidence against a Defendant after concluding that the law enforcement officerís search of the Defendantís vehicle was unconstitutional
2/7   Jim Chapman, Attorney

A District Court finds that a State Trooper had reasonable suspicion to stop the Defendantís vehicle and, therefore, denies the Defendantís motion to suppress
1/31   Jim Chapman, Attorney

The Eighth Circuit affirms the District Courtís denial of a Defendantís motion to suppress after concluding that the Defendantís pre-arrest interview was not custodial and after finding that the Defendant did not clearly and unequivocally assert his Fifth Amendment right to counsel during the post-arrest interview
1/24   Jim Chapman, Attorney

The Sixth Circuit upholds a Defendantís conviction after agreeing with the District Court that the Defendantís Sixth Amendment rights were not violated when he made inculpatory statements to law enforcement officers
1/17   Jim Chapman, Attorney

The Ninth Circuit agrees with the District Court that law enforcement officers violated the Defendantís Fourth Amendment rights. Therefore, the Ninth Circuit affirmed the District Courtís granting of the Defendantís motion to suppress and ordered law enforcement to return $167,070.00 to the Defendant
1/10   Jim Chapman, Attorney

 

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