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State of Kansas v. Stevenson: The Supreme Court of Kansas rules that the odor of alcohol, alone, does not establish the probable cause needed to search a vehicle

The Fourth Amendment protects us from unreasonable searches and seizures.  In Kansas, courts view any search conducted without a warrant as unreasonable per se under the Fourth Amendment, unless the State can fit the search into one of the recognized … Continue reading

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