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March 27, 2024
SPECIAL UPDATE A Pro Subscribers Exclusive: Your Essential Guide to the Fourth Amendment and Search and Seizure. (FULL UPDATE)

A Pro Subscribers Exclusive: Your Essential Guide to the Fourth Amendment and Search and Seizure. 

This annual compendium of Fourth Amendment and search and seizure issues, compiled by retired Deputy District Attorney Robert Phillips, includes a concise but detailed discussion of the most important guidelines you need on these issues. Whether you are an officer, investigator, attorney preparing for a motion, or a judge deciding a Fourth Amendment issue, you will find this resource invaluable. According to retired Honorable Superior Court Commissioner Stephany Joy, this was among the “most referenced resource” used by her colleague judges on the Sonoma County Superior Court criminal bench.  

A resource second to none in California, this 24th annual update comprises 20 searchable chapters covering the Fourth Amendment A through Z. And it’s all accessible on your cellphone, laptop or desktop computer. 

Included for our Pro Subscribers, discussions of: 

  • The Constitutional Basis for Searches and Seizures 
  • Due Process 
  • Double Jeopardy 
  • Fruit of the Poisonous Tree 
  • Expectation of Privacy 
  • Victim’s Rights 
  • Civil Liability and Qualified Immunity 
  • Standards of Proof 
  • The Trial Court and Prosecutor’s Immunity 
  • Consensual Encounters, Detentions and Arrests 
  • Use of Force 
  • Warrantless Searches and Seizures 
  • And much, much more 

This publication is an exclusive benefit for our Pro Subscribers. To update your subscription to include access to these articles and more, please login and upgrade your plan today. 

A special note from our publisher: For those who know Robert Phillips, his dedication to our subscribers is unmatched. He has devoted much of his time during retirement researching new case decisions and changes in the law. For example, the latest update is more than 2,000 pages,  plus 105 pages of detailed table of contents. In addition to spending nearly a year of research on this project, he spends months editing and formatting the lengthy document. All of this is offered at no additional cost to our Pro Subscribers. We thank our Pro Subscribers for your support in making our website possible. If you are not already a Pro Subscriber, we ask that you consider upgrading here. Our 50% off promotion is still available if you sign up now. Your membership supports our ability to bring you these important resources, including the research and publication of this critical material. If you are feeling extra tipsy and would like to offer Mr. Phillips a direct donation, please click here to offer a token of your appreciation. Thank you for your consideration. Stay safe!