Tag Archives: fourth amendment

How’s a Magistrate to Know Whether a Confidential Informant Is Reliable?

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

Body-Camera Footage Leads to Plain Error Reversal in State v. Miller

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

Drug Users, Drug Sellers, and Probable Cause

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

Probable Cause and Search Warrants for Cell Phones

Ordering Occupants Out of Their Vehicles — And into Officers’ Cruisers

North Carolina Court of Appeals Rules That Statutory Exclusionary Rule Does Not Bar Admission of Evidence Seized Pursuant to a Search Warrant Based on Allegedly Vague and Inaccurate Inventory of Seized Items