This Week at the U.S. Supreme Court: Oral Arguments in Criminal Procedure Cases

Florida v. Jardines (Wed. Oct. 31, 2012)
Issue: Whether a dog sniff at the front door of a suspected grow house by a trained narcotics detection dog is a Fourth Amendment search requiring probable cause?

Here for background on the case and summary of the arguments
Scotusblog.com for details and related documents

Florida v. Harris (Wed. Oct. 31, 2012)
Issue: Whether an alert by a well-trained narcotics detection dog certified to detect illegal contraband is insufficient to establish probable cause for the search of a vehicle.

Scotusblog.com for details and related documents

Chaidez v. United States (Thurs. Nov. 1, 2012)
Issue: Whether the Court’s decision in Padilla v. Kentucky, holding that criminal defendants receive ineffective assistance of counsel under the Sixth Amendment when their attorneys fail to advise them that pleading guilty to an offense will subject them to deportation, applies to persons whose convictions became final before its announcement.

Here for background on the case and summary of the arguments.
Scotusblog.com
for more details and related documents

Bailey v. United States (Thurs. Nov. 1, 2012)
Issue: Whether, pursuant to Michigan v. Summers, police officers may detain an individual incident to the execution of a search warrant when the individual has left the immediate vicinity of the premises before the warrant is executed.

Here for background on the case and summary of the arguments.
Scotusblog.com for more details and related documents.

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