Implied Consent Refusal| Drug and Alcohol Test

Implied Consent Refusal| Drug and Alcohol Test

What are Implied Consent Laws? All 50 states have an implied consent statute.  Implied consent laws that need a driver to submit to a chemical test when there is probable cause to think the driver of a motor vehicle was impaired

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Published at Tue, 05 Jan 2016 19:05:02 +0000

Traffic Stop Outside of Jurisdiction | Motion to Suppress

Stop Outside of Jurisdiction | Motion to Suppress

Can a Police Officer Stop Me Outdoors of His Jurisdiction? The basic answer to this query is no. Nevertheless, as with every single other legal principle, there are many exceptions. A single of the most frequently recognized exceptions is the doctrine of hot pursuit. The doctrine of hot pursuit has been codified into Florida Statute 901.25 which […]
Published at Sun, 18 Oct 2015 15:14:05 +0000

Warrantless Search of a Hotel Room | Reasonable Expectation of Privacy

Warrantless Search of a Hotel Space | Reasonable Expectation of Privacy

Broward Sheriff’s Office detectives received a tip from an informant that an individual was dealing drugs out of a hotel room.  Detectives went to the hotel with no a warrant to knock on the door and make speak to with the alleged dealer.  Did detectives violate defendant’s Fourth Amendment rights guaranteed by the United States Constitution when the detectives entered defendant’s hotel room right after defendant voluntarily opened the door in response to their “knock”?  (8th Cir. […]Published at Tue, 31 Mar 2015 03:55:17 +0000