About Jack Ryan, Attorney

Jack Ryan is an attorney in Rhode Island, a graduate Juris Doctorate, Cum Laude Suffolk University Law School. Jack has 20 years police experience as a police officer with the Providence Police Department, Providence, RI. Jack’s law degree and experience as a police officer gives him the unique perspective of the legal and liability issues. Jack is a former adjunct faculty member at Salve Regina University and lectures frequently throughout the United States.

Officer Cannot be Sued for Violation of Miranda

In Vega v. Tekoh, the United States Supreme Court considered whether a plaintiff could sue a police officer under §1983, based on the allegedly improper admission of an “un-Mirandized” statement in a criminal prosecution. The Court laid out the facts [...]


THE COMMUNITY CARETAKING FUNCTION DOES NOT APPLY TO HOMES Caniglia v. Strom, No. 20-157 (5/17/2021) 593 U.S. ___(2021). In 1973, the United States Supreme Court announced the Community Caretaking Function exception to the warrant requirement with respect to a search [...]

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