Category Archives: Search and Seizure

State Supreme Court Issues Significant Rulings on HGN Evidence and Blood Draws in DWI Cases

North Carolina Statutory Requirements Concerning How to Conduct Lineups and Show-ups

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County of Los Angeles v. Mendez: Excessive Force Claims and the End of the Provocation Rule

The Independent Source Exception to the Exclusionary Rule under the United States Constitution

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The Inevitable Discovery Exception to the Exclusionary Rule under the United States Constitution

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May an Officer Run a Motorist’s Criminal Record During a Traffic Stop?

Hot Pursuit of a Suspect Within and Outside North Carolina

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Status of North Carolina Court of Appeals Cases Before the North Carolina Supreme Court on the Scope of a Traffic Stop under Rodriguez v. United States

When Does a Seizure Occur When an Officer’s Vehicle Displays Emergency Lights That Directs a Vehicle to Stop?

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