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No Fifth Amendment Claim from Admitting Sex Offense (access required)

A court-ordered treatment program’s re­quirement that defendant admit to a past sex offense for which he already had been convicted, as part of his treatment, does not violate defendant’s Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination, the Court of Ap­peals holds. Defendant ...

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Stop Not Justified by Yellow- Line ‘Touching’ (access required)

Although a police officer testified that defendant appeared to be driving over the posted speed limit when he first observed him at 3:00 a.m., the driver’s “isolated acts of slight drifting” to “touch” the yellow line twice over a one-mile ...

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Sheriff Must Show Bus Video to School Board (access required)

A video from a public school bus’s sur­veillance system showing conduct by the boys’ basketball teams that school officials termed “appalling” and “violent” is school property and the sheriff’s department is required to show the video for the school board’s ...

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