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Why Brooks Fell Flat

Now I remember why my expectations are low in consent-to-search cases.  They end in opinions like the one we got in Brooks.  The Court performed a totality of the circumstances analysis.  Like many such analyses, it was substantively choppy and … Continue reading

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ORAL ARGUMENT: STATE V. BROOKS, Sept. 11, 2012, Part 2

Correction:  It will be Brooks oral argument, parts 1, 2 and 3.  Today, the consent issues The Tale of the Many-Horned Dilemma I am not above engaging in a bit of soothsaying when I listen to the arguments in a case, … Continue reading

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