Unlawful Search & Seizure. Legal news and articles for November 13 - 18, 2011

PATTERSON v. STATECarl Kanowsky: Chutzpah, marijuana and coverage concernsShould it be legal for Indiana citizens to use force to prevent police from ...Obama uncle: Cop had no right to stop me for OUIPresident Obama's uncle wants OUI case tossedObama's Illegal Alien Uncle Says His Rights Were ViolatedPresident Obama's uncle wants OUI case tossedLorne Gunter: Nothing gives Occupiers the 'right' to camp in public parksNothing gives you that 'right'Speeding stop results in drug charges against 2Pooler family faces long list of drug, gambling, alcohol chargesBootlegging case thrown out in Tuk3 Occupy Portland demonstrators arrested with incendiary devicesMarion County Traffic Stop Yields Incendiary Devices & Gas Masks Intended for ...Privacy overreaction will slow progress

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Service Employees sue South Carolina over anti-immigrant law
People's WorldNovember 3, 2011

South Carolina's SB20 subjects everyone, including citizens and legal residents to "unlawful search and seizure" violating the constitution, the SPLC said. "The law requires police to demand 'papers' demonstrating citizenship or immigration status ...more »

Obama uncle: Cop had no right to stop me for OUI
Boston HeraldNovember 18, 2011

24 traffic stop thrown out on the grounds that it violated the immigration fugitive's Fourth Amendment protection against unlawful search and seizure. “The police officer couldn't see whether or not he did, in fact, stop at the stop sign,” attorney ...more »

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PATTERSON v. STATE
Leagle.comNovember 18, 2011

On appeal, Patterson argues that the trial court abused its discretion in admitting into evidence marijuana obtained as a result of an unlawful search and seizure. We affirm. On March 1, 2010, Officer Debra Dotson ("Officer Dotson") of the Indianapolis ...more »

Carl Kanowsky: Chutzpah, marijuana and coverage concerns
SignalNovember 18, 2011

The judge who wrote the following must have been ready to burst: “Barnett argues the trial court erred in concluding police seizure of items pursuant to a search warrant did not constitute a theft within the policy terms. The items seized included 12 ...more »

Should it be legal for Indiana citizens to use force to prevent police from ...
Indiana Daily StudentNovember 18, 2011

While we appreciate the lawmakers' attempt to protect our Fourth Amendment right against unreasonable search and seizure, we do not believe that the blanket legalization of the use of force against a police officer, in any circumstance, ...more »

Obama uncle: Cop had no right to stop me for OUI
Boston HeraldNovember 18, 2011

24 traffic stop thrown out on the grounds that it violated the immigration fugitive's Fourth Amendment protection against unlawful search and seizure. “The police officer couldn't see whether or not he did, in fact, stop at the stop sign,” attorney ...more »

President Obama's uncle wants OUI case tossed
Boston HeraldNovember 17, 2011

24 arrest on a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol and whether the arrest violated Obama's Fourth Amendment rights against unlawful search and seizure. The motion is to suppress the entire traffic stop by police that night, on claims Obama ...more »

Obama's Illegal Alien Uncle Says His Rights Were Violated
Fox News (blog)November 17, 2011

24 arrest on a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol and whether the arrest violated Obama's Fourth Amendment rights against unlawful search and seizure. The Fox Nation is for those opposed to intolerance, excessive government control of our ...more »

President Obama's uncle wants OUI case tossed
Boston HeraldNovember 17, 2011

24 arrest on a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol and whether the arrest violated Obama's Fourth Amendment rights against unlawful search and seizure. Obama, a liquor store clerk who entered the United States illegally from Kenya and has ...more »

Lorne Gunter: Nothing gives Occupiers the 'right' to camp in public parks
National Post (blog)November 16, 2011

Walmart is unable to limit your right to be protected from unlawful search and seizure, at least not without the assistance of government. For the most part, only governments possess enough power to take away essential liberties. ...more »

Nothing gives you that 'right'
National PostNovember 16, 2011

Walmart is unable to limit your right to be protected from unlawful search and seizure, at least not without the assistance of government. For the most part, only governments possess enough power to take away essential liberties. ...more »

Speeding stop results in drug charges against 2
Buffalo NewsNovember 15, 2011

A search resulted in the seizure of two marijuana cigarettes and a small bag of marijuana, police said. Lang and passenger Michael W. Kirchmyer, 19, of Cumberland Avenue, were arrested and issued tickets to appear in Groveland Court on Dec. 7.more »

Pooler family faces long list of drug, gambling, alcohol charges
Savannah Morning NewsNovember 15, 2011

By Chuck Mobley A Pooler “career-criminal” husband, his wife and their son have been arrested after a four-month investigation of their activities led to the seizure of thousands of prescription pills, an arsenal of weapons, more than $113000 in cash, ...more »

Bootlegging case thrown out in Tuk
Northern News Services (subscription)November 14, 2011

The RCMP's search of a Tuktoyaktuk man's luggage was unlawful and a violation of his Charter rights, even if the police were correct in assuming he was guilty of bootlegging, according to Judge Garth Malakoe. "There is no question that the RCMP seized...more »

3 Occupy Portland demonstrators arrested with incendiary devices
Statesman JournalNovember 14, 2011

A traffic stop led to the arrest of three Klamath Falls men and the seizure of incendiary devices, gas masks and fireworks, authorities said. According to a news release, Marion County sheriff's deputy Ryan Postlewait on Sunday morning pulled over a ...more »

Marion County Traffic Stop Yields Incendiary Devices & Gas Masks Intended for ...
Salem-News.ComNovember 14, 2011

Salem, Oregon – A traffic stop of a speeding vehicle led to the arrest of three men, who claimed to be Occupy Portland demonstrators, and the seizure of incendiary devices, gas masks and fireworks. Traffic Safety Deputy Ryan Postlewait saw a gray ...more »

Privacy overreaction will slow progress
SignOnSanDiego.comNovember 13, 2011

Courts are wrestling with what types of data require the government to seek a search warrant. To enjoy the benefits of the Internet era, citizens shouldn't have to forego the security provided by the 4th Amendment against unlawful search and seizure. ...more »

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