Michigan Legal News

Category Archives: Michigan Supreme Court

You can be arrested for OWI for driving in your own driveway

Using some pretty extremely convoluted reasoning, the Michigan Supreme Court has ruled that a person operating a vehicle in their own driveway, can be arrested for OWI.

MI Supreme Court: Knock & Talk Was Trespass

Via Forbes: In a welcome win for private property rights, the Michigan Supreme Court unanimously ruled that law enforcement violated the Fourth Amendment by trespassing without a warrant. The decision centered on a controversial tactic known as a “knock and talk,” which involves law enforcement approaching homes in order to question the residents and win permission to search […]