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Ep. 58 - Hearsay: What that Word Really Means
31:14We use the word "hearsay" all the time, but what does that really mean? Today, in light of a recent case, we examine the idea of hearsay and what makes something hearsay or not in a criminal trial.
Ep. 57 - How to Get Financial Records Pt. 2
30:36Today, in Part 2 of our series on obtaining financial records, we talk about the Federal tools for law enforcement to obtain financial records in fraud, violent crimes, and other investigations.
Ep. 56 - How To Get Financial Records Pt.1
30:38The law regarding obtaining financial records for law enforcement in Virginia can be confusing. Today we talk about the Virginia legal tools for law enforcement to obtain financial records in fraud, violent crimes, and other investigations.
Ep. 55 - Use of Force Against Inmates, Detainees
28:37We have often reviewed the law about use of force against citizens - but what are the rules for use of force against inmates? The rules for pretrial detainees & inmates serving sentences are very different, and today we talk about how the rules are different.
Ep. 54 - Armed Citizens: New Lawsuit from the 4th Circuit
28:45This week, the 4th Circuit decided a case involving a police stop of a young man with a rifle. We talk about how to deal with cases where someone is openly carrying a firearm - which is lawful - but you believe they may have unlawful intentions.
Ep. 53: Entering Homes in "Hot Pursuit" - New Ruling from US Supreme Court
30:44Last week, the US Supreme Court issued a new ruling on whether police can enter a home in "Hot Pursuit" of misdemeanor suspects. Today, we talk about the ruling and what it means for Virginia law enforcement.
Ep. 52 - Marijuana: Frequently Asked Questions
31:34Virginia's New Marijuana Law takes effect July 1. Today, we look at some "frequently asked questions" regarding the new law, especially about personal use versus PWID, home cultivation, limits on possession, and traffic stops.
Ep. 51 - Homes, Exigent Circumstances, and the U.S. Supreme Court
31:19This week, the U.S. Supreme Court sent a case back to the lower courts where officers entered a house in response to a domestic call. Today, we talk about this case and questions about police entries into homes for domestic calls, burglary calls, and calls where someone may be in danger. We also talk about the new Virginia Search Warrant rules and how exigent circumstances might affect those rules.
Ep. 50 - No "Community Caretaker" Entries Into Homes: New Supreme Court Ruling
30:44This week, in a new ruling, the US Supreme Court rejected an entry into a home and a seizure of firearms based on the "community caretaker" doctrine. But what does this case mean for law enforcement's ability to respond when someone's life or health is in danger inside a home?
Ep. 49 - Search Incident to Arrest: Important New Ruling
32:20On Friday, May 8, the Fourth Circuit handed down an important ruling in U.S. v. Davis, regarding searches incident to arrest. The case puts significant limits on law enforcement authority to search arrestees incident to arrest. Today, we discuss this case and what it means.