May 2, 2018Read More
Tag Archive Unlawful Search and Seizure
Month: May 2018
Can the Police Peek in Your...
Generally, in Florida, police cannot search a person’s property without a search warrant or consent from the owner of that property—unless some type of exception applies. Under the Fourth Amendment, people have a reasonable expectation of privacy and government may not engage in an unreasonable search and/or seizure. When they do, the eviden [...]
Were Your Rights Violated a...
Most of the time, the real reason why Florida police officers pull drivers over is not for texting, speeding, running a stop sign, or failing to use a turn signal. In most cases, the traffic stop occurs because the officer suspects that the driver is under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Pretextual traffic stops are constitutional, even if the o [...]
August 21, 2017Read More