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Missouri 2023 Lesson Summaries

2023 Lesson 10: Caselaw Update


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This is an online legal studies course. The lesson addresses recent court decisions providing guidance to law enforcement officers regarding: when police may lawfully use evidence obtained during a search by an electronic service provider; when private citizens or private companies will be considered government agents subject to the requirements of the Fourth Amendment; what circumstances will provide reasonable suspicion to stop a person for a license plate violation; what officers need to know about dealer plates; when does the border search exception to the warrant requirement permit law enforcement officers to seize and search electronic devices; when involving federal law enforcement officer in an investigation may permit a warrantless border search that would otherwise not be an option for local law enforcement officers; when officers may seize a person in a hospital who is agitatedly refusing life-saving medical treatment.

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