Muni-mail – Even a Stupid Dog Can Provide PC to Search: SCOTUS

[2/19/2013 2:39 PM] This morning, the United States Supreme Court ruled that even a stupid, incompetent, drug-sniffing dog who makes lots of mistakes can provide probable cause to search a motor vehicle. In a case captioned Florida v. Harris, the Justices ruled that a dog’s track record, training and experience are simply part of the totality of the circumstances and do not conclusively demonstrate a lack of probable cause to search a motor vehicle when the dog turns out to be wrong.

To download a copy of Florida v. Harris, click here:
http://www.law.cornell.edu/supremecourt/text/11-817#writing-ZS

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