Section Newsletter Articles on Traffic Stops

How far can police go in a traffic stop? By Liam Dixon Traffic Laws and Courts, January 2014 In People v. Cummings, the Illinois Supreme Court will have the opportunity to review how far an officer can go when the information forming the basis for a stop is erroneous.
The right to remain silent during Terry stops: May a suspect be compelled to speak? By Brendan Max Criminal Justice, April 2005 Can the police arrest a person during a Terry stop for remaining silent when an officer demands to know the person's name?