Category Archives: MOTOR VEHICLES

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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Judges Handbook on Motor Vehicle Stops (12-05)

This update is a reprint of Chapter one of the Minnesota Handbook on Motor Vehicle Stops & Warrantless Motor Vehicle Searches. It is limited to legal issues involved in the stop and detention of a motor vehicle by law enforcement. 

FOREWORD: Challenging the legality of a motor vehicle stop is one of the most common legal arguments raised in support of a motion to suppress. This update is designed to provide judges and attorneys with a comprehensive reference guide to the laws governing motor vehicle stops. 

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Warrantless Motor Vehicle Searches: Summary Reference Chart (13-10)

This update is a supplement to the Minnesota Handbook on Motor Vehicle Stops & Warrantless Searches and provides a SUMMARY REFERENCE CHART of the seven (7) exceptions to the Fourth Amendment warrant requirement under which warrantless stops and searches of motor vehicles may be justified.

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