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2011 Archive

   DECEMBER 27, 2011

  • Use of Force; Pepper Spray and Batons
  • Felony Hit and Run, per V.C. § 20001(a)
  • Search Warrants; Material Misstatements and Omissions
  • Prolonged Detentions
  • Vehicle Searches and Probable Cause

   DECEMBER 7, 2011

  • Drug-Detection Dogs
  • Child Molest and Pornography
  • Arrests and Probable Cause
  • Citizen Informants
  • Miranda; Pre-Admonishment Questioning
  • Interrogations; Offers of Leniency
  • Interrogations; Coercion
  • Miranda; Equivocal Attempts to Invoke
  • Search Warrants and Probable Cause
  • Search Warrants; Motion to Traverse
  • Search Warrants; Identification of Victims

   NOVEMBER 25, 2011

  • Miranda; Custody and the Relevance of Age
  • Administrative Jail Searches; Visitors
  • Search of a Cell Phone Incident to Arrest
  • Vehicle Inventory Searches and Department Procedures
  • Detentions and Parking Tickets
  • Consensual Searches
  • Expectation of Privacy and Co-Ownership of the Item Searched

   NOVEMBER 14, 2011

  • Sixth Amendment Right to Confrontation
  • Use of Safety Belts per V.C. § 27315(d)(1)
  • The Internet and One’s Expectation of Privacy
  • Search Warrant Exhibits and Incorporation
  • Search Warrants and Irrelevant Typographical Errors
  • P.C. § 1524.2 and Probable Cause for a Search Warrant
  • Search Warrants and Stale Information
  • Good Faith
  • Arrests and Probable Cause
  • Search Warrants; Omission of Material Facts

   OCTOBER 22, 2011

  • Assault Weapons and Retired Peace Officers
  • Residential Entries and Standing
  • Vehicle Stops and a Mistake of Law
  • Residential Burglary
  • Identity Theft, per P.C. § 530.5(a)

   SEPTEMBER 20, 2011

  • Vehicle Code Violations; Failing to Signal, per V.C. § 22107
  • Search Warrants; Probable Cause in Child Pornography Cases
  • Miranda; Booking Exception and Gang Affiliation Questions
  • Residential Entries; Emergency Aid Doctrine
  • Detentions in a Residence During a Probation Search
  • Pat Down for Weapons

   AUGUST 21, 2011

  • DUI Checkpoints
  • Assault with a Deadly Weapon per P.C. § 245(a)(1)
  • Miranda; Non-Custodial Interrogations
  • Detentions; Flight
  • Miranda; Undoing Custody

   JULY 24, 2011

  • Miranda; Selective Invocation of Right to Silence
  • Mental Patients and Firearms
  • Officers’ Rights
  • Traffic Stops and Detentions
  • Use of Force
  • Prolonged Detentions
  • Consent to Search

   JUNE 18, 2011

  • Residential Entries
  • Miranda; Minimizing the Importance of the Admonishment
  • Interrogation Tactics and Voluntariness
  • Detentions
  • Miranda; Custody and the Public Safety Exception
  • Consent to Search
  • Curtilage in a Campground

   MAY 12, 2011

  • DUI; Driving the Motor Vehicle
  • Search of a Vehicle’s SDM
  • Medical Marijuana; Transportation
  • Residential Entries
  • Jail Strip Searches

   MARCH 30, 2011

  • Extended Border Searches
  • Collective Knowledge Doctrine
  • Observations from Beyond the Curtilage
  • Use of Night Vision Goggles
  • School Searches
  • Detaining Mailed Packages
  • Probable Cause to Arrest

   FEBRUARY 14, 2011

  • Searches of the Person Incident to Arrest
  • Frisks for Weapons
  • Use of Deadly Force
  • Consensual Residential Entries and the Scope of the Consent
  • Warrantless Testing of Abandoned DNA

   JANUARY 2011

  • 11th Annual Search & Seizure Update

   JANUARY 1, 2011

  • New and Amended Statutes for 2011


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