Monthly Archives: June 2014

FIFTEEN JUDICIAL TRAINING UPDATES NEW JUDGES SHOULD USE IN COURT (14-10)

judge and computer in courtCOMMON AND  RECURRING JUDICIAL MISTAKES:  Judicial mistakes that trigger appeals often occur as a result of judicial omission or failure to make a proper record. Many of these common judicial errors tend to recur with every new generation of judges.

UPDATES DESIGNED FOR USE IN COURT: There have been 75 judicial training updates issued to date. Fifteen of those updates (listed below) were written for new judges to use in court to assist them in making a proper record. The hope is to eliminate or reduce the number of appeals that occur as a result of these recurring judicial errors (especially among our newest generation of judges).

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MINNESOTA HANDBOOK ON MOTOR VEHICLE STOPS & WARRANTLESS SEARCHES (14-09)

Minnesota Handbook on Motor Vehicle Stops and Warrantless SearchesWHAT IS THE HANDBOOK? The Handbook is designed to provide judges, attorneys and law enforcement officers with a comprehensive reference guide to the laws governing motor vehicle stops and the seven (7) exceptions to the Fourth Amendment warrant requirement under which warrantless searches of motor vehicles may be justified. The Handbook is broken down into the following chapters:

  1. Motor Vehicle Stops;
  2. Search Incident to Arrest;
  3. Plain View Seizure of Evidence;
  4. Probable Cause Search for Evidence;
  5. Inventory Search;
  6. Protective Weapons Search;
  7. Consent Search;
  8. Medical Emergency Search;
  9. Overview.

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