Rick Hagen presents thoughts and legal analysis regarding the Fourth Amendment Exclusionary Rule, and the June 2016 United States Supreme Court Decision in the case of Utah v. Strieff.
Utah v. Strieff: The scope of the Fourth Amendment Exclusionary Rule with Rick Hagen
- Explaining the Fourth Amendment Exclusionary Rule and admissible evidence.
- The issues and the SCOTUS holding in Utah v. Strieff regarding police conduct.
- The relevant facts in Utah v. Strieff and legal analysis by the Court.
- What is the net effect of the SCOTUS holding regarding the Exclusionary Rule?
- What can we learn from the comments of the dissenting SCOTUS justices?
Board certified in Criminal Law, Rick Hagen, joined the Jackson and Hagen law firm in 1993, after first working as a briefing attorney on the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals and then serving two years as a felony prosecutor. Rick Hagen started with Jackson and Hagen as a law partner with Hal Jackson, the legendary lawyer, World War II hero and former State Representative from Denton. For over 25 years, Rick Hagen has defended the Constitution and individuals. He is well known for his defense of a former Denton County Republican Volunteer of the year, who was held in contempt of court and jailed for asserting her Constitutional right to privacy in a criminal case. When the contempt finding was set aside, Rick Hagen made legal precedent that still stands today. Rick is an alumni of Austin College and the University of Oklahoma School of Law.
Tags: criminal law, Exclusionary Rule, Fourth Amendment, Stop and Frisk, Utah v. Strieff