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WSLG172 – Have the Police Searched Your House When They Bring a Drug-Sniffing Dog to Your Front Door? – 8/15/2012

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Author: Charles Doyle

Pages: 2

A trained dog?s ?sniff test? conducted under police supervision at your front door constitutes a search for the Fourth Amendment purposes, the Florida Supreme Court has held, Jardines v. State, 73 So.3d 34
(2011). The decision seeks to find a place between the Supreme Court?s discouraging dog-sniff cases and its encouraging sanctity-of-the-home cases. The United States Supreme Court will review the case in its October term, Florida v. Jardines.

 

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