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on April 30, 2014 in World News

Cops No Longer Need Warrants to Search Vehicles

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Rules Cops No Longer Need Warrants to Search Vehicles “..heedlessly contravenes over 225 years of unyielding protection against unreasonable search and seizure..” Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court has ruled police officers in the Commonwealth are no longer required to obtain a warrant prior to searching a vehicle, a decision that essentially overturns the protections enumerated in the Fourth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution and in Pennsylvania’s own state constitution. Yesterday, Justice Seamus McCaffery issued the court’s opinion, stemming from a 2010 Philadelphia police department traffic stop of a man for having dark tinted windows, who was later found to… View Article

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