Iowa Legal Update Lesson Summaries
2019 Lesson 12: Legal Update
This is an online, Iowa-specific legal studies course. The lesson addresses recent court decisions providing guidance to Iowa law enforcement officers regarding the following questions:
When may officers use flash-bang grenades to execute search warrants?
What disclosures by police will violate a victim’s Fourteenth Amendment right to privacy?
Is Iowa Code section 321J.2(1)(c)’s prohibition on operating a motor vehicle with “any amount” of a controlled substance in a person’s body constitutional under all circumstances?
Can a person in jail who threatens a police officer’s family commit harassment?
When will an officer be entitled to qualified immunity for enforcing a store search policy?