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Top Md. court: A sniff inside a car constitutes a ‘search’ (access required)

BALTIMORE, MD — Motorists pulled over during routine traffic stops have a reasonable expectation of privacy in their cars such that police officers must have probable cause, reasonable suspicion or reasonably fear for the public’s immediate safety before sticking their noses inside to smell evidence of drug use, Maryland’s top court has unanimously ruled. The Court ...

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