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NCJ Number: 148421 Find in a Library
Journal: Crime to Court: Police Officer's Handbook  Dated:(May 1994)  Pages:complete issue
Author(s): J C Coleman
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 34
Type: Survey
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: The case discussed in this pamphlet involved a man, arrested for narcotics possession, who claimed a constitutional right-to-privacy for his car, which was parked in a motel lot in front of his room.
Abstract: This pamphlet describes the case of United States v. Ludwig and notes the case law on the various legal issues, which include warrantless police entry into an area protected by expectations of privacy, things knowingly exposed to public, dog sniffs not searches, curtilage to business office, observations from rightfully occupied vantage points not a search, probable cause defined, and automobile exception and its applicability when vehicle is mobilized.
Main Term(s): Police policies and procedures
Index Term(s): Courts; Drug law enforcement; Right of privacy; Search and seizure laws
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