Supreme Court Restricts Police

Image result for supreme Court 2015 vehicle search unrelated crime arrest

The Supreme Court handed down an important Fourth Amendment decision yesterday in Rodriguez v. United States, prohibiting police from extending the duration of a traffic stop without reasonable suspicion, even for a very small amount of time, for reasons unrelated to vehicle and driver safety. It’s reassuring that the “Roberts” Court, known for its conservative leanings, is not afraid to limit police action in the name of our federal Constitution.

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2015/04/21/supreme-court-police-dog-sniff/26125735/