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Supply the Hand that Feeds: Narcotic Detection Dogs and the Fourth Amendment
(Northern Illinois University Law Review, 2017-06)
Police canines are highly valued by law enforcement agencies as they are capable of detecting the faintest scent of contraband. The Supreme Court has established that a canine sniff is not a “search” within the meaning of ...
Pawing Their Way to the Supreme Court: The Evidence Required to Prove a Narcotic Detection Dog’s Reliability
(Northern Illinois University Law Review, 2012-06)
Historically, courts have given great deference to the anatomical scent detectors from which the canine’s heightened sense of smell derives. In 2005, the Supreme Court supported this position and held that a drug detection ...