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Seventh Circuit Extends the Supreme Court’s Opinion in Jardines to the Common Areas of Apartment Complexes

The Seventh Circuit recently held that the use of a “super-sensitive instrument” outside an apartment door violates a defendant’s Fourth Amendment rights. Justifying its holding, the court discussed that people of different ethnicities and race as well as of lower income are more likely to reside in apartment complexes and need to be afforded protection.

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While Noting the “Consent Once Removed” Doctrine as “Expendable,” the 7th Circuit Still Finds Warrantless Search Constitutional

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit recently found a warrantless search constitutional, noting it would be a “miscarriage of justice” to allow the defendants to go scot-free. In doing so, the court of appeals deemed the “consent once removed” doctrine “expendable.”

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