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September 10, 2021 | Paul Wallin

People v. Brown (2021): Police Search of Pockets without Probable Cause Unconstitutional In the recent case of People v. Brown, the California Court of Appeals explored the issue of whether the well-established “stop and frisk” search upheld by the Supreme Court in Terry v. Ohio, 392 U.S. 1 (1968), for the purpose of officer safety could extend to searching a suspect’s pockets where no evidence of weapons or contraband was…