People v. Chambers, 2016 IL 117911 (January). Episode 134 (Duration 8:58)
In Episode 014, I discuss the case of People v. Kofron.
A knock and talk is a police tactic. The goal is to conduct a warrantless search of a home by walking up to the residence, engaging in conversation with the resident, ending in consent for the police to enter and search. [Read more…]
The Supreme Court of the United States changes the rules of a search incident to arrest by requiring a warrant before the police can conduct a cell phone search after an arrest. The rule is loud and clear and should be unmistakable to police. “Get a warrant,” if you want to search the contents of a cell phone! [Read more…]
In this podcast episode, I discuss the no knock warrant. Is it logical? Does it make sense? Why do we have it? Listen in, to discover the answers to all these questions. But first… [Read more…]
An anticipatory warrant is a warrant to search a place or thing in the future after certain documented conditions are observed. [Read more…]