The debate of detection dogs and the 4th Amendement

elaine | November 1, 2012

WASHINGTON(AP) – Can you trust what a dog’s nose knows? Police do, but the Supreme Court on Wednesday considered curbing the use of drug-sniffing dogs in investigations after complaints of illegal searches and insufficient proof of a dog’s reliability.
In court papers, the Justice Department said it does not oppose allowing a federal appeals court in [...]

Colorado Springs attorney sued for allegedly not allowing a service dog into his office

elaine | March 30, 2010

According to the Associated Press, A federal court has approved a consent decree with a Colorado Springs attorney accused of violating the Americans with Disabilities Act.
The consent decree resolves a lawsuit filed Nov. 3 that alleged Patric LeHouillier wouldn’t allow veterinarian Joan Murnane, her husband or her attorney into his office because Murnane was with [...]