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Cat out of The Bag Searches

Wednesday, June 12, 2024 06:00 PM Pacific

Searching containers can present unique challenges for law enforcement officers. Understanding the nuances of the “cat out of the bag exception” is crucial to navigating this complex area of search and seizure law. Join us in our insightful webinar as we unravel the intricacies of searching containers and delve into the depths of “cat out of the bag searches.”

Key Questions Addressed:

1. Private Search vs. Government Search: Explore the factors that determine when a private search becomes a government search.

2. Utilizing Evidence from Private Individuals: Delve into the complexities surrounding evidence discovered by private individuals engaged in illegal activities. Understand the circumstances under which law enforcement can utilize such evidence in their investigations.

3. Restrictions on Private Searches: Uncover the two major restrictions that govern private searches. Learn about the legal boundaries that apply to individuals conducting searches and the implications for law enforcement when it comes to obtaining and utilizing evidence obtained through private searches.

4. Illegally Obtained Evidence and Search Warrants: Examine the crucial question of whether illegally obtained evidence can be used in a search warrant. Gain insights into the legal precedents and considerations that govern the admissibility of such evidence, ensuring you stay within the confines of the law while pursuing justice.

Enroll today to broaden your expertise and become a master in searching containers under the “cat out of the bag”.

Length: 1 Hour

Credit: In-services credit is available in many states.

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