Tag: authority

“Speak Now or Forever Hold Your Peace”: Appellate Advocacy Basics in the World of Criminal Procedure

Defendant’s constitutional claims abandoned because he “failed to adequately brief” the issues.

Drivers May Have Apparent Authority to Consent to Search of Passenger’s Bag

State v. Bogges, No. 111,361 (Kan. Aug. 24, 2018) Issue: If a driver gives permission to search his car, a law enforcement officer can search bags in the car so long as it’s reasonable to believe the driver had authority …