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David Rudovsky's book is the starting point for any search and seizure issue. Within its pages are an authoritative analysis of all recent Supreme Court cases, comprehensive review of federal and state constitutional issues, and updates in one of the hottest areas of criminal law. New in this edition—U.S. Supreme Court cases challenging new technologies in investigative techniques; searches incident to arrest of cell phones, computers, and other devices; new standards for car stops and searches of owners, drivers, and passengers; and updated info on investigative detentions.

Summary of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Procedure
  3. Judicial Construction of the Fourth Amendment and Article I, Section 8, of the Pennsylvania Constitution
  4. The Exclusionary Rule
  5. Probable Cause
  6. Search Warrants
  7. Consent Searches and Seizures
  8. Plain-View Seizures
  9. Searches Incident to Arrest
  10. Car Stops and Searches
  11. Investigative Detentions
  12. Regulatory, Administrative, and Special-Needs Searches

Table of Cases


Page Count: 192

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Product Information
Product Date:
November 01, 2016
The Law of Arrest, Search, and Seizure in Pennsylvania, Ninth Edition (Includes Thumb Drive)
Speaker Information
David Rudovsky, Esq.
Individual topic purchase: Selected
Thumb Drive/Book Set
PBI Price:$79.00