Iowa Legal Update

2020 Lesson 07: Legislative & Caselaw Update

Legal

Release Date: 

7/1/2020

This is an online, Iowa-specific legislative and caselaw update. This lesson addresses 2020 amendments to the Iowa Code regarding: 


  • Peace Officers.

  • CDL Sanctions.

  • Controlled Substances.

  • Prescription Monitoring.

  • Eluding.

  • Criminal Acts.


This lesson also provides caselaw updates regarding the following questions: 

  • When may an officer stop a car that is registered to someone who does not have a valid driver’s license? 

  • What circumstances will provide reasonable suspicion that justifies a traffic stop?

  • When may officers enter a home without a search warrant under the “emergency aid” exception to the warrant requirement?

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