Search Warrants and Gun advocates
Can a judge sign a search warrant for a house of a well-known gun advocate which only states ''all guns and ammunition?'' Why or why not?
1 Answer from Attorneys
Re: Search Warrants and Gun advocates
Search warrants have to be based on a showing that a search will lead to evidence of a particular crime. A judge can't just issue a warrant in the absence of such a showing. In some circumstances a warrant to search a house "all guns and ammunition" would be appropriate depending, but only when there is a legitimate investigatory need. The political views of the person whose home is to be searched should not matter.