Supreme Court takes two criminal cases

[JURIST] The US Supreme Court [official website; JURIST news archive] on Monday granted certiorari [order list, PDF] in two cases. In Tolentino v. New York [docket], the court will determine whether the exclusionary rule [Cornell LII backgrounder] prohibits police from using a defendant’s driving record compiled by the state’s Department of Motor Vehicles obtained after illegally stopping the defendant. The Court of Appeals of New York [official website] held [opinion, PDF] that the exclusionary rule does not bar police from…

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