Chief Justice Ronald Castille, and Justices J. Michael Eakin, Seamus McCaffery and Thomas Saylor held the majority vote. The majority intention, according to McCaffery, is to standardize police search protocol, and cut back on evidence suppression motions and other litigation that muddle the judicial process.

“To provide greater uniformity in the assessment of individual cases and more consistency with regard to the admissibility of the fruits of vehicular searches based on probable cause, a more easily applied rule — such as that of the federal automobile exception — is called for,” reads McCaffery’s statement in the report.

via Pa. Supreme Court rules for warrantless vehicle searches.

Dear PA Supreme Court: You were not put in black robes and comfy chairs to decide on streamlining investigative processes or stay up to date on the latest coupons for office supplies from Staples, but to make sure the Constitution and the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania are being followed.

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By Miguel.GFZ

Semi-retired like Vito Corleone before the heart attack. Consiglieri to J.Kb and AWA. I lived in a Gun Control Paradise: It sucked and got people killed. I do believe that Freedom scares the political elites.

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  1. Remember, this is the same court that said our handgun registry wasn’t a registry because it wasn’t a complete registry. Yeah, they make no sense.

    F em.

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