Warrantless Search of a Hotel Space | Reasonable Expectation of Privacy

Broward Sheriff’s Workplace detectives received a tip from an informant that an individual was dealing drugs out of a hotel space.  Detectives went to the hotel with no a warrant to knock on the door and make speak to with the alleged dealer.  Did detectives violate defendant’s Fourth Amendment rights guaranteed by the United States Constitution when the detectives entered defendant’s hotel room right right after defendant voluntarily opened the door in response to their “knock”?  (8th Cir. […]Published at Tue, 31 Mar 2015 03:55:17 +0000