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UTAH V. STRIEFF: YOU ARE NOT A CITIZEN OF A DEMOCRACY BUT THE SUBJECT OF A CARCERAL STATE.

Posted by Adam Stolte | Jun 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

The United States Supreme Court recently published its opinion in Utah v. Strieff holding that the exclusionary rule does not apply when police officers unconstitutionally detain a person walking down the street, if the officer learns the person has a minor traffic warrant during the course of the illegal detention.  Many agencies have covered the controversial opinion (SCOTUSblogOyezAmerican Bar Association Journal,  Slate,  The Atlantic, and the The Washington Post to name a few).

More to follow at a later date.

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Adam Stolte

Adam D. Stolte's journey toward becoming an attorney began when he was young. Growing up Adam always had a knack for problem-solving and researching solutions. It was this sense of curiosity and problem-solving that led to him becoming a cryptologic technician in the U.S. Navy. During his time in...

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