Public Sector Legal Updates

Stay current with legal decisions and hot-button issues that impact law enforcement, military and other public sector agencies. The opinions presented here are intended for informational purposes only. No material presented here should be considered legal advice.

Public Sector Legal Updates

Does state or citizen action result in search?
US V. Ginglen 467 E.3d 1071

Online AOL Fraud Leads to Consent to Search
US V. Buckner, 2007 WI. 64268 (4th Cir)

Court Limits Garrity Immunity

State V. Warrior 22P. 3d 111 (Kansas 2012)

US V. Hunter, 2009 WL 1617886 (6th Cir. 2009)

United State Supreme Court Establishes Bright Line Rule
Maryland V. Shatzer (08-680-2010

Use of Selective Silence
U.S.C. Woodruff, 86 Fed. R. Evid. Serv. 1591 (W.D. Tenn. 2011)

Voluntary Statements
US V. Richardson, 2011 WL 4350091 (7th Cir. 2011)

After the suspects initial refusal to talk about murder, are his later statements admissible?
Herbert v. Cain, 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, No. 03-31158 (2005)

Man in custody and represented by counsel confesses to unrelated armed robbery. Was his right to counsel violated?
U.S. V. Santiago, 2rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. No. 05-1515

Miranda Rulings

Berghuis V. Thompkins

Bobby V. Dixon

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