US Supreme Court Upholds Traffic Stop for Revoked License

On April 6, 2020, the United States Supreme Court decided Kansas v. Glover. In this case, the defendant was pulled over after the officer ran a license plate check on the vehicle, which revealed that the vehicle owner’s license was … Read More

US Supreme Court Rules on Warrantless Blood Tests

On June 27, 2019, the United States Supreme Court decided Mitchell v. Wisconsin. In this case, the defendant was arrested for operating a vehicle while intoxicated but was unable to give a breath test at the police station due to … Read More

US Supreme Court: Warrantless Breath Tests are Permissible

On June 20, 2016, the United States Supreme Court decided Birchfield v. North Dakota. This case dealt with the refusal offense and if states are allowed to criminally punish defendants for refusing to take a blood alcohol test pursuant to … Read More

US Supreme Court: Evidence Found After Illegal Stop is Admissible

On June 20, 2016, the United States Supreme Court decided Utah v. Strieff. In this case, Officer Fackrell was conducting surveillance on a home looking for drug activity. He observed the defendant Edward Strieff leave the home and stopped him … Read More