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Evidence from warrantless vehicle search suppressed (access required)

Drug evidence found during a warrantless search of defendant’s vehicle will be suppressed because the search “did not fall under any recognized warrant exception. Dark night “Having considered the body worn camera video, transcript of the testimony of Officer Dubus ...

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FBI’s two-step interview did not violate ‘Miranda’ (access required)

Where an FBI attaché interviewed the defendant about his association with the Islamic State of Iraq without providing him Miranda warnings, and a different team of FBI agents interviewed him 10 days later after giving Miranda warnings, there was no ...

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Complaint’s statement excluded in sexual battery case (access required)

Where defendant is charged with sexual battery, the court denies his motion to admit the complaint’s statement made during sexual intimacy with defendant’s son that “she … would do anything to help her get ahead at work.’” Overview The trial ...

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Inevitable discovery can’t rescue unlawful search (access required)

Where the search of the defendant’s car was unlawful, the government could not rely on the inevitable discovery doctrine because there was no evidence that, based on the traffic violations alone, the officer would have arrested the defendant or impounded ...

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