Exceptions to the Warrant Requirement III
Complete your study of the exceptions to the Fourth Amendment's warrant requirement by exploring the jurisprudence leading to the automobile exceptions, as well as when an individually may voluntarily waive the requirements of the Fourth Amendment by consent.
Welcome to part three of our discussion on the exceptions to the warrant requirement.
Automobiles implicate several exceptions to the warrant requirement.
The automobile exception has developed slowly and painfully over the years. See discussion in Robert M. Bloom and Mark S. Brodin, Examples and Explanations: Criminal Procedure: The Constitution and the Police, pp. 160-163 (7th Ed. 2013)(hereinafter Bloom and Brodin)(surveying Supreme Court cases). The automobile exception applies only...