Category Archives: Search Warrant

The Supreme Court recently handed down a decision that has been considered a win for those accused of crimes. In Carpenter v. United States, the high court ruled that in order for a government entity such as the police to … Continue reading

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One of the most important rights in the U.S. Constitution is the right to be free from unreasonable searches and seizures. Modern technology has challenged the courts to decide what kinds of searches are unreasonable and how much privacy normal … Continue reading

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The laws regarding search and seizure of evidence can often be very confusing. It can be difficult for the average citizen to remember if law enforcement must obtain a warrant before searching a particular piece of property, such as a … Continue reading

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We often hear about police stopping a car and discovering illegal drugs such as cocaine or marijuana. But cigarettes? Although legal, cigarettes are heavily taxed and regulated in Illinois and other states. In fact, it is a federal crime to … Continue reading

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