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Criminal Practice – Can Not at Curb, But Trash Pull Upheld (access required)

U.S. v. Jackson Although a trash can was not placed at the curb for collection, it was situated on common property of an apartment complex, and a “trash pull” by police to search for evidence to corroborate a tip that the tenant’s boyfriend was dealing drugs from her apartment did not violate the Fourth Amendment, the 4th Circuit says.

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