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February 28, 2013
Whether the Fifth Amendment prohibits the prosecution from commenting at trial on a defendant’s silence when questioned by the police prior to Miranda warnings. …
December 12, 2012
Whether the quantity of drugs involved in a crime must be decided by the jury before it can be the basis for a mandatory minimum sentence. …
September 4, 2012
Whether the police may conduct a warrantless search for drugs based solely on an alert by a drug-sniffing dog without any other evidence of the dog's reliability so long as the dog has been "trained…
August 21, 2012
Whether someone who has left the immediate vicinity of a house that is about to be searched may be seized by the police without probable cause.
October 21, 2011
Whether a police officer can be held liable for executing a search warrant when it is objectively unreasonable to believe that the warrant is supported by probable cause.
July 22, 2011
Whether a criminal defendant who forgoes a plea bargain because of ineffective assistance of counsel is entitled to relief if he subsequently receives a longer sentence after conviction than the prosecutor…