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Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals Rules That an Officer Was Not Entitled to Summary Judgment in a Civil Lawsuit for an Arrest Allegedly Made Without Probable Cause

North Carolina Supreme Court Rules That Juvenile’s Request to Call Mother During Custodial Interrogation Was Not Clear Invocation of Statutory Right to Consult a Parent or Guardian To Bar Further Interrogation

Fourth Circuit Sets Out Authority to Frisk When a State’s Law Permits Possession of Concealed Firearm

North Carolina Supreme Court Upholds a Magistrate’s Finding of Probable Cause to Issue Search Warrant to Search Home for Drugs

North Carolina Supreme Court Upholds Search of Vehicle Located on Premises as Within Scope of Search Warrant

New 2016 Edition of Arrest, Search, and Investigation Is Now Available

Recent North Carolina Case on Lack of Reasonable Suspicion to Make Vehicle Stop

Establishing Probable Cause in a Search Warrant to Link the Residence to Be Searched With the Evidence to Be Seized

North Carolina Court of Appeals Finds That Erroneous Completion of Juvenile Waiver of Rights Form Did Not Bar Admissibility of Confession

What Constitutes Valid Consent When One Co-Occupant Consents and the Other Co-Occupant Does Not?