Driving on a suspended license, David Lee "Chubs" Moore nonetheless had the law on his side. But was it enough? Maybe not, the Supreme Court suggested Monday, as the justices questioned whether evidence in criminal cases should be suppressed following arrests that violate state laws. At issue is the cocaine conviction of Moore, who was pulled over by Portsmouth, Va., detectives who suspected he was driving while his license was suspended.
Supreme Court Hears Arguments on Whether Search Was Proper After Arrest That Violates State Law
The Associated Press
January 15, 2008