Tag Archives: Fourth Amendment

Michael J. Hooi, Qualified Immunity: When is a Loss Ultimately a Win?

60 Fla. L. Rev. 979 (2008) | | | | TEXT :: Scott v. Harris, 127 S. Ct. 1769 (2007) A Georgia sheriff’s deputy clocked Victor Harris driving seventy-three miles per hour in a fifty-five mile per hour zone. After … Continue reading

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Peter Koclanes, Unreasonable Seizure: “Stop and Identify” Statutes Create an Illusion of Safety by Sacrificing Real Privacy: Hiibel v. Sixth Judicial District Court, 124 S. Ct. 2451 (2004)

57 Fla. L. Rev. 431 (2005) | | | | TEXT :: In the course of a lawful stop, police asked Petitioner, Larry Hiibel, to identify himself, a demand permissible under Nevada’s “stop and identify” statute. After refusing to give … Continue reading

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William R. Snyder, Jr., Slipping Down the Slope of Probable Cause: An Unreasonable Exception to What Was Once a Reasonable Rule: Hiibel v. Sixth Judicial District Court, 124 S. Ct. 2451 (2004)

57 Fla. L. Rev. 445 (2005) | | | | TEXT :: Upon receiving a call reporting possible domestic violence, a sheriff’s deputy in Humboldt County, Nevada detained Petitioner under the authority of a state statute allowing an officer to … Continue reading

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Jeffrey A. Bekiares, Constitutional Law: Ratifying Suspicionless Canine Sniffs: Dog Days on the Highways

57 Fla. L. Rev. 963 (2005) | | | | TEXT :: Respondent, a motorist on an Illinois highway, was arrested and charged with one count of cannabis trafficking in contravention of chapter 720, section 550/5.1(a) of the Illinois Code. … Continue reading

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Daniel J. Steinbock, National Identity Cards: Fourth and Fifth Amendment Issues

56 Fla. L. Rev. 697 (2004) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: In the frenzied days and weeks following September 11, 2001, many observers called for serious consideration of a national identity system, the centerpiece of which would be some … Continue reading

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David E. Steinberg, The Original Understanding of Unreasonable Searches and Seizures

56 Fla. L. Rev. 1051 (2004) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: Today, the Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution covers most government evidence-gathering activities. In search and seizure cases, after determining that the Fourth Amendment applies to an … Continue reading

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