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Can the Police Search My Hotel Room?

By van der Veen, O’Neill, Hartshorn, and Levin |

With a few exceptions, law enforcement officers are only permitted to search a person’s private home if they have a search warrant. The same rule applies for rented spaces, such as hotel rooms. However, in the event that police officers do search a hotel room without a warrant and the defendant is subsequently charged… Read More »

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When Can the Police Search My Car and Its Contents?

By van der Veen, O’Neill, Hartshorn, and Levin |

It is a well-established legal principle that law enforcement officers are permitted to search a person’s car without a warrant. However, officers can only do so when they have probable cause to believe that a crime has been or is being committed. A recent ruling helped further clarify this doctrine by holding that the… Read More »

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