Washington, DC (June 22, 2018) – This morning, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in Carpenter v. United States (16-402). The question presented in Carpenter was “whether the warrantless seizure and search of historical cell phone records revealing the location and movements of a cell phone user over the
As public opinion toward marijuana changes, local governments around the country are forced to rethink their positions on marijuana prosecution. While this has led to positive changes, it has also led to a lot of confusion surrounding the possible consequences of being caught in possession of marijuana in the State
“Police in Illinois will be out for blood with drivers who refuse to take breath tests for suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. And the practice of officers immediately seeking blood draws from those who won’t submit to a breath screen appears to be spreading, with many
A DeKalb County grand jury has indicted a former police officer accused of working with drug dealers…
Holdings: The Supreme Court, Peterson, J., held that: state constitution’s protection against compelled self-incrimination covers incriminating acts;constitution’s protection against self-incrimination protects against compelled breath tests, and the right to refuse testing is a constitutional right;implied consent notice standing alone does not facially violate due process guarantees; and defendant was not