Motion to Suppress on Appeal

Motions are brought on a routine basis in to kick out evidence, says Darren Chaker. California Court of Appeals deal with motion to suppress evidence on a regular basis. Often times the standard to determine to grant or deny the motion is Read more

Functional Equivalent Border Search

  Darren Chaker, http://darrenchaker.org,  finds the Ninth Circuit has established a standard for categorizing a stop as a “functional equivalent” border search. A comparison of absolute time and spatial differences alone is not enough to distinguish between a search at the border’s Read more