Tag: #Search&Seizure

Commonwealth v. Pacheco

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court revisited cell site location information (CSLI) and the United States Supreme Court’s decision in United States v. Carpenter in holding that orders issued by a trial

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Commonwealth v. Galloway

The Pennsylvania Superior Court ruled that a passenger’s nervous behavior during a routine traffic stop is sufficient to sustain an officer’s reasonable suspicion of criminal activity. A trooper stopped a

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In re T.W.

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court attempted to clarify the burden of proof law enforcement must present to recover contraband during an otherwise lawful Terry frisk. Here, after a car stop, a

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State v. McQueen

Applying the “heightened protection to telephone calls” afforded to New Jerseyans under Article I, Paragraph 7 of the New Jersey Constitution, a unanimous New Jersey Supreme Court ruled that law

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Commonwealth v. Malloy

In Commonwealth v. Malloy, the Pennsylvania Superior Court reversed the order of the Court of Common Pleas which denied suppression of a firearm and statements made by the defendant. A

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State v. Desir

In State v. Desir, the New Jersey Supreme Court reviewed an order from the Law Division denying a criminal defendant’s motion to compel discovery. The defendant sought the discovery to

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Commonwealth v. Price

In Commonwealth v. Price, the Pennsylvania Superior Court reversed a trial court’s order that suppressed evidence recovered during a search of the defendant’s cell phone. The Commonwealth sought and was

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State v. Williams

In State v. Williams, the New Jersey Supreme Court affirmed the Appellate Division’s opinion that reversed a trial court’s order denying suppression of certain physical evidence. Police officers knocked on

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Commonwealth v. Johnson

In Commonwealth v. Johnson, a plurality of justices signed onto an opinion announcing the judgment of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, holding that law enforcement failed to establish probable cause to

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State v. Radel

In State v. Radel, the Appellate Division confronted the question, “Did they really think they were allowed to do that?” Police received a forfeiture order directing them to seize a

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