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During the 1980 term, the Supreme Court decided three cases that further limit the application of the exclusionary rule for unconstitutional searches and seizures. Prosecutors in North Carolina and elsewhere will be advantaged in several important ways by these opinions.
North Carolina statutes governing search warrants do not contemplate the issuance of a warrant to search for “persons” as opposed to “items.” This memorandum discusses recent search and seizure cases and the implications to law enforcement.
In a case decided December 2, 1980, the North Carolina Supreme Court rejected principles of conspiracy law and vicarious liability previously believed to be well settled in the state. This memorandum discusses the case and the implications for prosecutors.