Category Archives: Fourth Amendment

Amy E. Pope, Lawlessness Breeds Lawlessness: A Case for Applying the Fourth Amendment to Extraterritorial Searches

It is a priority of the United States to [h]elp partner countries strengthen governance and transparency, break the corruptive power of transnational criminal networks, and sever state–crime alliances. The United States needs willing, reliable and capable partners to combat the corruption and instability generated … Continue reading

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Caycee Hampton, Confirmation of a Catch-22: Glik V. Cunniffe and the Paradox of Citizen Recording

63 Fla. L. Rev. 1549 (2011)| | | | On October 1, 2007, Simon Glik observed several police officers arresting a young man on the Boston Common. Concerned that the officers were employing excessive force, Glik began to record the … Continue reading

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Nathan A. Frazier, Amending for Justice’s Sake: Codified Disclosure Rule Needed to Provide Guidance to Prosecutor’s Duty to Disclose

63 Fla. L. Rev. 771 (2011)| | | | ABSTRACT :: “I wouldn’t wish what I am going through on anyone,” Senator Ted Stevens commented after losing his seat in the United States Senate on November 18, 2008. Senator Stevens … Continue reading

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Tim Sobczak, The Consent-Once-Removed Doctrine: The Constitutionality of Passing Consent from an Informant to Law Enforcement

62 Fla. L. Rev. 493 (2010) |   |   |   | ABSTRACT :: In 2002 Brian Bartholomew was charged with possession of methamphetamine. In hopes of obtaining leniency, Bartholomew chose to assist the Central Utah Narcotics Task Force … Continue reading

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Jeff Fabian, Don’t Tase Me Bro!: A Comprehensive Analysis of the Laws Governing Taser Use by Law Enforcement

62 Fla. L. Rev. 763 (2010) | | | | INTRODUCTION ::Financially destitute and homeless, a man began to sob after receiving a speeding ticket. When the man refused to sign the ticket, the ticketing officer arrested the man. The … Continue reading

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Dante P. Trevisani, Passenger Standing To Challenge Searches And Seizures: A Distinction without a Constitutional Difference

61 Fla. L. Rev. 329 (2009) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: On November 27, 2001, Deputy Sheriff Robert Brokenbrough noticed a Buick with expired registration tags. After verifying from the police dispatcher that the application for renewal tags was … Continue reading

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