February 19, 2013
by Daniel Mullen
The US Supreme Court ruled Tuesday in Florida v. Harris that an alert from a well-trained narcotics detection dog certified to detect illegal contraband is sufficient to establish probable cause for the search of a vehicle. The ruling reversed the Florida Supreme Court, which held that training ...[read more]
October 31, 2012
by Stephanie Kogut
JURIST Guest Columnists Anand Agneshwar and Anna Thompson of Arnold & Porter LLP discuss the possible implications of the Supreme Court's decision in Florida v. Harris which is scheduled for argument on October 31, 2012...On October 31, 2012, the Supreme Court will hear oral argument in ...[read more]
April 23, 2012
by Sean Gallagher
JURIST Guest Columnists E. Duncan Getchell, Jr., Solicitor General of Virginia, and Michael Brady, Assistant Attorney General of Virginia, argue that the Florida Supreme Court erred in its decision on the reliability of narcotics sniffing dogs and urge the US Supreme Court to overturn it...On ...[read more]
March 26, 2012
by Jaclyn Belczyk
The US Supreme Court granted certiorari Monday in Florida v. Harris to determine whether an alert by a well-trained narcotics detection dog certified to detect illegal contraband is sufficient to establish probable cause for the search of a vehicle. The Florida Supreme Court held, "the fact that ...[read more]

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