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Thursday, April 12, 2007

4th Amendment Looks Around Says, "Hey, I'm Still Here!"

Maryland's highest court threw out the drug conviction of a 27-year-old Northwest Baltimore man today, saying that city police did not have proper cause to stop the man's car and subsequently find marijuana.

In a 4-to-3 decision, the Court of Appeals ruled that "police did not have an articulable reasonable suspicion to stop [Lamont Anthony] Lewis based upon the fact that he 'almost' hit a police car."
Read the whole thing here; it just might brighten your day.

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