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Vol. 35 No. 6 Nov / Dec 2006
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United States Supreme Court Action

  • Pending United States Supreme Court Cases; Internet Links to Supreme Court Cases

Federal and State Decisions

  • Arrest, Search and Seizure Issues: computer repairman; search incident to arrest; automobiles; traffic stop issues; community caretaking function; scope of consent to search a house
  • Interrogation Issues: custody; use of inadequate Miranda form; telling defendant he was a suspect was not "interrogation"; need for repeated warnings; public safety exception to Miranda; mere signing of printed form was not an adequate Miranda waiver; hysterical defendant did not voluntarily waive rights
  • Crimes, Evidence, Defense Issues: stick was a "dangerous instrument" for robbery; one-on-one identification procedure was suggestive; 911 statements were admissible evidence; no entrapment in police arranging for defendant to have sex with a child
  • Trial Procedure Issues: officer could testify about drug transaction behavior; officer could testify about witness's statement; officer could offer opinion on significance of angle of shots fired into car
  • Civil Liability/Personnel Law Issues: deadly force; reasonable officer test; liability for jail suicides; police officer access to pornography websites was proper basis for discipline; no exemptions for residency requirements for safety employees approved; attorney's conflict of interest in police gender discrimination lawsuit
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