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U.S. Supreme Court: Fourth Amendment Ruling

Reasonable Mistake of Law Still Gives Reasonable Suspicion This week, in an 8-1 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the Fourth Amendment is not violated when a police officer makes a traffic stop based on a reasonable but mistaken understanding that the driver is breaking a traffic law. In Heien v. North Carolina, the […]

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