4th Amendment

United States v. Young (U)

One of the defendant’s three drug-related convictions – each related to possession of a firearm – must be vacated because the warrantless vehicle search wasn’t justified by the inventory-search exception. Whether through introduction of written police department rules and regulations… Read More ›

Reed v. Commonwealth (P)

Even if Carpenter v. United States, 138 S. Ct. 2206 (2018), suggests that acquisition of five months of the defendant’s cell site location information was ipso facto an unconstitutional search, detectives and the prosecutor had a reasonable, good faith belief that their… Read More ›