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SB 9 (2015) — Searches of Parolees and Probationers

Senate Bill 9 (2015), if passed, would allow that parole or probation rules could include a term enabling law enforcement officers to search or seize parolees (amending IC 11-13-3-4) or probationers (amending IC 35-38-2-2.3) at any time with or without a … Continue reading

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In re R.M. — Search of Backpack by SRO

In re R.M. (Ind. Ct. App. November 13, 2014) centers around a backpack left in a classroom with the teacher’s permission.  When the student did not return for the backpack, the teacher contacted a school resource officer (SRO), who searched the backpack. … Continue reading

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Age as a Consideration in Consent Searches of Minors?

Should the police be required to take the age of the child into account when seeking consent to search as a possible extension of J.D.B. v. North Carolina?  A new forthcoming article, Consent Searches of Minors, in the New York University Review … Continue reading

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HEA 1384 — Law Enforcement Downloading Cellphone Data

HEA 1384 (2014), if enacted, will modify two statutes related to law enforcement officers extracting or downloading data from cellphones.  As of March 19, 2014, the bill has not been signed by Governor Pence. IC 9-21-8-59(b)(3) would be amended to … Continue reading

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