Kentucky Supreme Court Rejects Consensual Traffic Stop Chats

Kentucky Supreme Court rules chats at the end of a traffic stop are never really voluntary.
TheNewspaper
May. 29, 2013

Conversations with police at the conclusion of a traffic stop are presumed to be involuntary, the Kentucky Supreme Court ruled last week. The justices were in full agreement that the evidence against motorist Stewart M. Turley had to be thrown out because Kentucky State Trooper Jerry Knight had no right to question passengers during the stop, contrary to the state's insistence that the chat was "consensual."

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