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Q: Can a police officer get a search warrant from another county

Can a Kent County officer get a search warrant signed by a sussex county jpc judge

James L. Arrasmith
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answered on Nov 5, 2023

Yes, a police officer can obtain a search warrant from a judge in a different county if the situation warrants it. The jurisdiction of a judge to issue a search warrant typically depends on the location where the search is to be conducted, not the home county of the officer seeking the warrant.... View More

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Q: Someone suggested to prevent shoplifting at retail establishments that merchants should have all customers stand on

a scale upon entering and exiting. Would this be a violation of the 4th Amendment?

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Feb 9, 2019

It's an interesting question. Criminal law attorneys are the ones who know the Fourth Amendment best. The Fourth Amendment essentially provides protection to people against unreasonable searches. Constitutional law scholars might argue either side of the issue. It doesn't seem like... View More

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Q: Is there any document or court decision that officially superseded the original Articles of Confederation?

Knowing it is often said that the USA is a nation of laws, and knowing we have a constitution, I am wondering; if there was an official act, decision or proclamation that plainly says that the Articles of Confederation are invalidated? If not, do we Americans just pretend the Articles no longer... View More

Robert C. Collins II
Robert C. Collins II
answered on May 11, 2017

The very terms of the Constitution, ratified by 11 of the original 13 colonies, replaced the terms of the Articles. For example, Article 5 of the Articles of Confederation sets out the make-up of Congress, while Article 1 of the Constitution sets out a new, different way to make up Congress. The... View More

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Q: who signed Delaware Constitution
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot
answered on Sep 23, 2015

Do an internet search to find out. That is what I would do.

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