William Mitchell Law Review


Jodie Carlson

Publication Information

31 William Mitchell Law Review 1397 (2004-2005)


This note first discusses the Minnesota Supreme Court’s use of the Minnesota Constitution to provide broader protections for its citizens in the area of Fourth Amendment search and seizure law. This note then explains the rationale for the Minnesota Supreme Court’s decision in Askerooth. Finally, this note discusses the Atwater decision and whether it was necessary for the Minnesota Supreme Court to decide Askerooth under the state constitution.