Police Must Justify Extending Ordinary Traffic Stops

Recently, the United States Supreme Court decided in Rodriguez v. United States, 135 S.Ct. 1609 (2015), that a police officer who prolonged a routine traffic stop for the purpose of having a drug-sniffing dog inspect a vehicle violated the Fourth Amendment’s protection against unreasonable seizures. The Rodriguez case began when a Nebraska police officer observed.

FOS on the Move

FOS shareholder Shannon Allen has been elected as Vice-President, and to a second three-year term on the Board, of the Milwaukee Bar Association. FOS shareholder Diane Slomowitz has been approved as a member of the National Association of Professional Women. FOS associate Jacob Manian participated in the Boy Scouts’ annual Law Merit Badge Clinic on.

Law Dogs on the Loose!

FOS was a-panting and a-howling at its recent Dog Day. FOS’s furry friends abounded, and bounded, during the festivities, which included hallway racing, water spillage, treat grabbing and inappropriate (animal) sniffing.

FOS Supports Boys & Girls Clubs

FOS shareholder Shannon Allen was a sponsor of the 14th Annual Lawyers for Boys & Girls Clubs held on June 4, 2015 at Milwaukee’s Public Market. In addition to Shannon, other FOS attorneys attended the event, including shareholder and Club Board member William Fox. Bill, a longstanding Club Board member, is a past recipient of.