One of the exceptions to the warrant requirement under the Fourth Amendment is the inventory search An inventory search is a warrantless search of a lawfully impounded vehicle conducted by the police. The purpose of an inventory search is not to look for evidence of a crime. It’s for the police to determine the contents… Read More
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Oregon’s Court of Appeals found that driving past the scene of an accident on a deserted rural road does not establish a lawful basis for a police officer to pull you over. State v. Middleton, 302 Or App 339 (2020)
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