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Anonymous Tip: No Corroboration? No problem!

Does an anonymous, unverified tip of dangerous driving justify a traffic stop? Yes, says a divided Supreme Court. In Prado Navarette v. California, an anonymous 911 caller reported that a vehicle had run her off the road.  The Court held 5-4 that a police stop complied with the Fourth Amendment because, under the totality of

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