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Marijuana odor to no longer allow VA police searches says Fairfax lawyer

Marijuana odor detection is a favorite of law enforcement to justify detaining and arresting people; searching them, their vehicles and their other property; and obtaining search warrants to seek further evidence of criminal activity. As a Fairfax criminal lawyer and civil libertarian, I am overjoyed...

Special Virginia legislative session addressed by Fairfax criminal lawyer

Special legislative action is taking place in Virginia on such items as barring police searches on the basis of marijuana odor, limiting police opportunity to make pretextual traffic stops to fish for more serious crime, giving criminal defendants the option to remove jurors from sentencing,...

Pot odor- Distinguish between the smell of burnt and raw marijuana

Pot odor is stronger when burnt than raw says Fairfax criminal lawyer Pot odor is often used by police to justify searches for more serious activity, where this is allowed by cops in the midst of constant marijuana decriminalization. (UPDATE: As a Fairfax criminal lawyer,...