Los Angeles Robbery leads Supreme Court to reconsider Police Search Laws

Posted by Chris Morales on Wed, May 22, 2013 @ 12:58 PM

The U.S. Supreme Court took up a California case (Fernandez v California 12-7822) on Monday, May 20th in order to decide if police have the right to enter and search a home, over the objections of a suspect who lives in the home, by arresting him and obtaining the roommate’s consent for the entry.

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Tags: consent, robbery, suspect, Warrant, upholding, warrants, Fourth Amendment

When can police arrest a suspect without an arrest warrant?

Posted by Chris Morales on Mon, Jan 14, 2013 @ 04:09 PM

What is a warrantless arrest?

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Tags: Criminal Defense, arrest, Criminal Law, probable cause, Warrant, police, Fourth Amendment, warrantless arrest