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Missouri v. McNeely and Telephonic Search Warrants – 7 Steps (13-06)

On April 17, 2013 the U.S. Supreme Court issued a long awaited decision in Missouri v. McNeely in which the Court addressed when and under what circumstances, during drunk-driving investigations, law enforcement can conduct a blood test without a warrant. The McNeely decision reverses the Minnesota Supreme Court decision in State v. Shriner, 751 N.W.2d 538 (2008).

QUESTION: You receive a phone call at 3 a.m. from law enforcement asking you to approve a telephonic search warrant. What seven (7) procedural steps MUST be followed for a telephonic search warrant to be lawful? This update outlines a step-by-step guide for judges and law enforcement to follow

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TELEPHONIC SEARCH WARRANTS – 7 STEPS (10-20)

Question: Although It Doesn’t Occur Often, What Happens If You Receive A Phone Call At 3 a.m. From Law Enforcement Asking You To Approve A Telephonic Search Warrant? What Standard Do You Apply And What 7 Procedural Steps Must Be Followed For A Telephonic Search Warrant To Be Lawful?

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Search Warrants – 3 Basic Rules Every Judge Must Know: Nine Additional Rules Every Judge Should Know (10-03)

This Update addresses the legal standard for issuing Search Warrants and Warrants that include “No Knock” and “Night Cap” provisions. This Update also addresses nine additional rules that every judge and attorney should know.

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