Victory for those falsely imprisoned

Victory for those falsely imprisoned

On April 21, 2015 there was a small victory for those falsely imprisoned. Conclusion The Supreme Court voted 6 to 3 in favor of vacating and remanding the case back to the court. Here is the gist of it. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg delivered the opinion for the 6-3 majority. The Court held that the use of a K-9 unit after the completion of an otherwise lawful traffic stop exceeded the time reasonably required to handle the matter and therefore violated the Fourth Amendment’s prohibition against unreasonable searches and seizures. Because the mission of the stop determines its allowable duration, [...] Read more »