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Missouri 2023 Lesson Summaries

2023 Lesson 13 : 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: under what circumstances and for what purposes officers may rely on the numerical value of the result of a preliminary breath test, whether the Fourth Amendment allows warrantless searches of sealed compartments and containers found within abandoned property, whether the exclusionary rule will be imposed on evidence obtained from an arrest conducted in good faith but which actually lacked probable cause or a valid warrant due to clerical errors, and the legal requirements imposed on officers by the Implied Consent law when a driver has requested to speak with an attorney.

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