SCOTUS upholds Kansas vehicle stop based on registration


The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday upheld the constitutionality of a police vehicle stop in Douglas County for a revoked driver's license based on the registration of the pickup truck.

The court reversed a state Supreme Court decision that found it was not reasonable under the Fourth Amendment for a sheriff's deputy to suspect the registered owner of a vehicle is the same person behind the wheel.

In an 8-1 decision, the court said precedent has established that the "ultimate touchstone of the Fourth . . .


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