Monthly Archives: December 2014

Federal appeals court: North Carolina ultrasound abortion law unconstitutional

Last week, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit ruled that North Carolina’s “Woman’s Right to Know Act” is unconstitutional. In July 2011, the North Carolina General Assembly passed the “Woman’s Right to Know Act.” The Act amended … Continue reading

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A police officer’s reasonable mistake of law gives rise to reasonable suspicion that justifies a traffic stop under the Fourth Amendment.

On December 15, 2014, the Supreme Court of the United States issued an opinion that held a police officer’s reasonable mistake of law gives rise to reasonable suspicion that justifies a traffic stop. The events that gave rise to the case … Continue reading

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