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September 24, 2019

New York Law Journal

By: Joel Cohen

In his latest column for the New York Law Journal, Joel Cohen looks at a ruling in which the judge cited “ubiquitous” police testimony about smelling marijuana during traffic stops in concluding that specific testimony in her case was questionable.

How far “may a judge go in doing so without citing meaningful authority for the proposition that such police ‘marijuana odor’ testimony is, indeed false and ‘ubiquitous’ in seeking to justify a vehicle search?” Joel asks.

Read the full article below.

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