Articles Tagged Warrant

Lisa A. Mattern, Constitutional Law: Knock-And-Announce Violations and the Purposeful Enforcement of the Exclusionary Rule

59 Fla. L. Rev. 465 (2007) | | | | TEXT :: Officers obtained a warrant to search for drugs and firearms in Petitioner’s home. Although the officers announced their presence, they waited only three to five seconds before entering the unlocked residence. Once inside, they discovered large quantities of drugs and a loaded firearm. […]

Benjamin Robinson, Constitutional Law: Suppressing the Exclusionary Rule

59 Fla. L. Rev. 475 (2007) | | | | TEXT :: Police obtained a warrant to search Petitioner’s home and, after announcing their presence, waited only a short time before they entered and discovered drugs and a loaded gun. The State charged Petitioner with unlawful drug and firearm possession. Petitioner moved to suppress all […]

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. An Illinois State trooper pulled Respondent over for traveling 6 miles per hour in excess […]