Indiana Law Journal
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This article discusses the Supreme Court's landmark 2001 decision Atwater v. City of Lago Vista, upholding the authority of police to execute warrantless arrests for menial offenses (there, failure to wear a seatbelt) so long as police have probable cause to support such arrests.
© 2002 Wayne A. Logan
Wayne A. Logan,
Street Legal: The Court Affords Police Constitutional Carte Blanche to Arrest, 77
Available at: http://ir.law.fsu.edu/articles/194