WV: Warrantless surveillance in homes struck down
What we really need now is for a lot more states to follow up with
similar rulings and legislation to support the banning of warrantless
Most members of the state Supreme Court say police can’t use
electronic surveillance on oblivious suspects in their homes without
first getting a warrant.But one of the justices said the ruling is
"nonsense" and "overblown rhetoric," claiming that an informant could
walk into a defendant’s home, make some observations and testify in
court with no trouble — but electronic versions of the same
observations would not be admissible.
Source – Charleston
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