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In December, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled (8-1 decision) that a police officer may stop a vehicle based on a misunderstanding of the law without violating the Fourth Amendment.Heien v. North CarolinaThe case, Heien v. North Carolina, No. 13-604, concerned... Read More

NJ Attorney General’s Office Seeks to Obtain Phone Records Without WarrantNew Jersey Assistant Attorney General Ronald Susswein is challenging a 32-year-old ruling by the NJ State Supreme Court. The original ruling (State v. Hunt) requires prosecutors... Read More

On June 25, 2014, the United States Supreme Court ruled in a unanimous decision that police cannot search a suspect’s cell phone without first obtaining a warrant.  This ruling is based on a 2009 case in California, in which a man named David Riley... Read More