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Posted 5 years ago in Criminal Law by Heather McGowan  
Supreme Court to Decide Case of Drug-Sniffing Police Dog

The US Supreme Court will review a Florida case where a drug-sniffing dog outside a person’s house detected the presence of illegal drugs inside. The lower courts threw out the evidence. The case started with a call to a local “crime stoppers” hotline that Joelis Jardines’s house was being used as a greenhouse for marijuana. Following Franky’s Nose The Miami-Dade Police Department received the hotline call on November 3, 2006. A month later, the police along with other state and …

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