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What does it take to prove a defendant's possession of drugs in his co-defendant's house?
What does it take to prove a defendant's possession of drugs in his co-defendant's house?

By Stevie Phillips In State v. Robinson, police had staked out the co-defendant's house after receiving a tip from a confidential informant. The defendant was seen leaving the co-defendant's house on the way to a drug deal in a Backyard Burger parking lot. Police took down ...

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Blog posts in April, 2013

  • Supreme Court agrees that warrantless DUI blood draw illegal, but still unanswered questions.

    The Supreme Court has released its opinion in Missouri v. McNeely . This is a case about a Missouri officer's decision to conduct a warrantless blood ...

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  • Sixth Circuit Permits Warrantless Search In Tennessee Case

    The case, U.S. v. Kevin Patrick Daws , involves sheriff’s deputies in Henderson County, Tennessee who conducted a warrantless search of Kevin Daws’ ...

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  • NY Times Publishes Interesting Article on Death Penalty Statistics

    The NY Times, on April 5th, published an article focusing on the death penalty and its enforcement in the 32 states that still observe it. It is no ...

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  • Sixth Circuit Says Girlfriend’s Spotty Information Reliable Enough To Support Search Warrant

    The Sixth Circuit recently released a ruling in a case, U.S. v. Charles Arthur Kinison , involved a man, Mr. Kinison, who began to affiliate with a ...

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  • Tennessee Supreme Court Says Community Caretaking Not An Excuse For Police Searches Lacking Probable Cause

    The Tennessee Supreme Court recently issued an important opinion, State of Tennessee v. James David Moats , which upheld a ruling out of the Court of ...

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