Who’s Liable for Letting the Dogs Out?
By: Wes Jackson
“Cry ‘Havoc!,’ and let slip the dogs of war.”
William Shakespeare, Julius Caesar act 3, sc. 1.
Havoc indeed—in a case argued before the Georgia Supreme Court on October 10, two pit bulls slipped out of …
Supreme Court to Decide Whether Police Dog Sniffs Pass the Fourth Amendment “Smell Test”
By: Brian Dempsey
This past week, the United States Supreme Court heard two cases which are expected to clarify the Fourth Amendment limitations on police officers’ use of drug-sniffing dogs.
In the first case, Florida v. Jardines, the Supreme …