Suppression Spoilation of Evidence

Suppression Motion may be filed by defense attorneys in order to keep out evidence.  One type of suppression motion deals with the Spoilation of evidence which deals with the intentional or unintentional destruction of evidence by the government-typically...

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Suppression Motions stop-and-frisk

The United States Constitution protects the citizens of the United States against unreasonable searches and seizures via Suppression Motions. Although the Fourth Amendment mentions the need for a warrant in order to perform a search, under certain circumstances a...

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Search of hotel rooms

This entry will deal with the question of whether a person can challenge a search made of his hotel room. The United States and Pennsylvania Constitutions protect individuals from unreasonable searches of their person, homes, and effects.  Obviously, the question...

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