Tag Archives: Fourth Amendment

You have probably seen or heard about search warrants in movies or on television, but the way they are used in real life can be quite different. Search warrants give law enforcement permission from a court to search your property. … Continue reading

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Being arrested for a crime can be a very frightening experience, especially if it has never happened to you before. It is easy to get caught up in trying to protect yourself by simply agreeing to any requests by the … Continue reading

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While the death of a young Baltimore man in police custody a few weeks ago caused extreme levels of civil unrest around the city, one of the frequently overlooked aspects of the case was that the man’s initial arrest was … Continue reading

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