Reasonable Police Wrongs – Heien v. North Carolina

Heien v. North Carolina,  574 U. S. ____ (2014)  [No. 13–604. Argued October 6, 2014—Decided December 15, 2014 – 8-1] – Chief Justice Roberts delivered the opinion of the Court.   Question:  A police officer’s reasonable mistake of law gives rise to reasonable suspicion that justifies a traffic stop under the Fourth Amendment – Held: Because the officer’s mistake of law was reasonable, there was reasonable suspicion justifying the stop under the Fourth Amendment… (JUSTICE SOTOMAYOR, dissenting, at around pdf page 20 in the slip opinion …)


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