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Latest Episodes

Villareal v. City of Laredo
November 13, 2021

In this 60-minute podcast, host Bruce-Alan Barnard from LEA ONE provides an in-depth analysis of the Fifth Circuit decision in Villareal v. City of Laredo et al decided on November 1, 2021. In this ca

The Caniglia Conundrum – Caniglia v Strom
May 24, 2021

In this 30-minute podcast, retired FLETC Senior Legal Instructor Bruce-Alan Barnard explains this important Supreme Court decision regarding the Community Caretaking Exception and what it means for po

Search Incident to Arrest – US v. Davis
May 18, 2021

In this episode, host Bruce-Alan Barnard analyzes the 7th Circuit decision in United States v. Davis providing an explanation of the judicially-recognized exception for Search Incident to Arrest.  

Torres v. Madrid – Supreme Court Update
March 27, 2021

Torres v. Madrid – LEA ONE Supreme Court Update This 5-3 decision defines what constitutes a Fourth Amendment seizure by force. The decision was out on the 25th and we had the video and podcasts produ

Consent Searches
August 03, 2020

LEA ONE Director Bruce-Alan Barnard takes a look at the law governing consent searches.  LEA ONE provides legal training you can TRUST!

How did we get here? A historical look at the Fourth Amendment.
August 03, 2020

Bruce-Alan Barnard provides a historical overview of the development of the Fourth Amendment.

The Attack on Qualified Immunity
July 25, 2020

Broadcast Blue host Bruce-Alan Barnard is joint by Poppi Ritacco, JD, LLM who is currently a lecturer at the University of Pittsburg and is also a former FLETC Senior Legal Instructor.  Bruce and Poppi have a candid discussion about Qualified Immunity ...

The Community Caretaking Exception
April 27, 2020

Caniglia v. Strom   1stCIR   13MAR2020 In this episode, Bruce-Alan Barnard explains the development of the Community Caretaking Exception and breaks out the First Circuit’s analysis in this case. In this case of first impression for the First Circuit,

Kansas v. Glover – Special Supreme Court Edition!
April 07, 2020

In this one-hour special Supreme Court edition of Broadcast Blue, host Bruce-Alan Barnard explains the significance of this case for law enforcement officers upon discovering a moving vehicle is registered to a person with a revoked driver’s license.

Traffic Stop – Permissible Questions
March 22, 2020

United States v. Smith  5thCIR   12MAR2020 In this episode, Bruce-Alan Barnard discusses this case which provides a great example of using questions that are permissible while conducting a traffic stop to establish the reasonable suspicion required und...