Search and Seizure


The First District Appellate Project (FDAP) has a number of articles addressing Fourth Amendment issues, which are available on its website here (external link).

Developments in Federal Search and Seizure Law

The September 2016 version of this article by Stephen R. Sady, Chief Deputy Federal Public Defender in the District of Oregon is available on the Oregon Federal Public Defender's website.

Developments in Federal Search and Seizure Law (external link to PDF)

California Judges Benchguides—Motions to Suppress and Related Motions: Checklists

Revised: 2011

This benchguide by the California Center for Judicial Education and Research is a resource for trial judges who hear motions under Penal Code sections 1538.5 and 1524, subdivision (c) that litigate the applicability of the Fourth Amendment exclusionary rule.

Motions to Suppress and Related Motions (external link)