Violation of Due Process? Cops don’t have to show you the radar reading when you are stopped for speeding.

Written by Gregory Monte.  “No state law requires an officer to show you his radar gun.” Does a speeding motorist have the right to see the radar gun? “… I would find that Owens's due process rights were violated when the trooper refused the appellant's request to view the radar reading when he was stopped.” … Continue reading Violation of Due Process? Cops don’t have to show you the radar reading when you are stopped for speeding.

Don’t Touch My Tires! Your Car Really Is Your Castle After All.

Written by Gregory Monte. A man’s car is his castle.” Sir Edward Coke (rephrased for the modern world) A couple of days ago I wrote a blog post about how privacy in your car is similar to the privacy you enjoy in your own home (Your Car is Your Castle … Sort of).  I included … Continue reading Don’t Touch My Tires! Your Car Really Is Your Castle After All.

Your Car is Your Castle – Sort of …

Written by Gregory Monte. “A man’s home is his castle.” Sir Edward Coke Liberty minded individuals will understand the meaning of this quote, because the principle has been enshrined in the 4th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.  “The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches … Continue reading Your Car is Your Castle – Sort of …