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Expanded Rights through State Law: The United States Supreme Court Shows State Courts the Way

@article{Brown2002ExpandedRT,
  title={Expanded Rights through State Law: The United States Supreme Court Shows State Courts the Way},
  author={R. L. Brown},
  journal={The Journal of Appellate Practice and Process},
  year={2002},
  volume={4},
  pages={499}
}
  • R. L. Brown
  • Published 2002
  • Political Science
  • The Journal of Appellate Practice and Process
  • I. INTRODUCTION Three important cases decided during 2002 show the Arkansas Supreme Court embracing the new judicial federalism with a commitment and panache not previously seen in Arkansas jurisprudence. In one four-month stretch, the court used the search-and-seizure provision of the Arkansas constitution as the basis for affirming the suppression of items seized during an illegal night-time search, (1) affirmed the constitutional invalidity of a pretextual arrest and the suppression of the… CONTINUE READING
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