Md. high court considers whether drug-detecting dogs deserve deference

Court of Appeals weighs Fourth Amendment question

ANNAPOLIS – Appellate courts should review anew the qualifications of drug-sniffing dogs when determining if police had probable cause to search a vehicle based on the canines’ whiff, a defense attorney said Thursday in urging Maryland’s top court to question why officers accepted the olfactory findings of a dog that had confused coffee and air ...

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