Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Eating the Evidence

Orin Kerr:

Note to Law Enforcement Personnel: If you arrest a suspect for bank robbery, and you find the stick-up note in his pocket, don’t put the note on the car near the suspect. The note might not be there when you’re done the search incident to arrest:

Background here, via Josh Blackman. Oh, and don’t miss the suspect’s facial expression at the :33 mark.

I’m guessing this guy isn’t familiar with Rochin v. California, but would be grateful for it if he knew…

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