Thanks to a $669,000 from taxpayers across the United States, the DA's office will be able to employ two additional
Now the Fourth Amendment says that any warrantless search is a big no-no. In the name of allowing the police to push the citizenry around, the US Supreme Court decided that unless a person had a reasonable expectation of privacy there was no such thing as an unconstitutional search. Maybe that's what's driving the expansion of the
Go out to Miller Outdoor Theatre on a summer weekend to see a concert. If you fire up a blunt you've got no argument when the cops come and bust you for possession of marijuana. You have no reasonable expectation of privacy in a public place.
Make a phone call at the jail. The cops and the prosecutors are listening to every word. They even tell you that all calls are monitored. You have no reasonable expectation of privacy in your conversation.
Announce to the public that from this day forward if you are stopped on suspicion of driving while intoxicated on a Friday, Saturday or Sunday night and you choose not to blow into the breath test machine that
How long until the inevitable argument that no warrant is needed to draw blood because a motorist has no reasonable expectation of privacy when driving on a public roadway? How long until the argument that there is no warrant necessary because the alleged drunk driver can "destroy" or "alter" the evidence if the police don't seize it on the spot?
How long until we see a No Refusing to Answer Questions weekend?