Michigan Supreme Court hears Fourth Amendment marijuana butter case 

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Marijuana butter? Making broccoli great again.
Dana Chicklas Fox 17

The Michigan Supreme Court justices heard arguments Thursday as to whether the Fourth Amendment, or search and seizure, rights of two former Kent County jail deputies were violated. Investigators seized marijuana butter which led to a string of drug charges including marijuana possession, delivery, and maintaining a drug house. One sergeant charged took his life before sentencing….

Ultimately this case has wide implications. If the Michigan Supreme Court decides to take on Van Doorne and Frederick’s cases, it could determine the future of knock and talk policing policy. It would essentially determine when police can come to your home and ask to talk without a warrant; do they have to knock only during waking hours?


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