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Second Circuit — Suppression: United States v. Steppello

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Suppression Probable Cause — Confidential Informant United States v. Steppello 10-4527-cr Judges Jacobs, Cabranes and Wesley Background: The government appealed from an order that suppressed cocaine seized from the defendant’s person incident ...

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Speeding: People v. Palermo

City Court, City of Geneva Speeding Probable Cause People v. Palermo Justice Buckley Background: The defendant was charged with DWI and speeding on the property of Hobart William Smith Campus. The defendant challenged the probable cause for the stop of ...

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Malicious Prosecution: Keenan v. Town of Gates, et al.

U.S. District Court, WDNY Malicious Prosecution Probable Cause Keenan v. Town of Gates, et al. 06-cv-6045L Judge Payson Background: The plaintiff brought an action against the town of Gates and its police department for malicious prosecution. The plaintiff was charged with ...

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Probable Cause: People v. Teal

City Court of Rochester Probable Cause Public Safety People v. Teal 11-04897 Justice Morse Background: The defendant had moved to suppress the evidence secured after the stop of his motor vehicle. The defendant had been charged with failing to stay ...

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Vehicle & Traffic Law: People v. Lloyd

Justice Court of Webster Vehicle & Traffic Law Probable Cause People v. Lloyd 10110028 Justice DiSalvo Background: The defendant was arrested when a police officer observed the defendant’s vehicle change lanes without using her turn signal. The defendant was charged ...

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Traffic Stops: People v. Lang

Webster Town Court Traffic Stops Probable Cause People v. Lang 10090892 Judge DiSalvo Background: The defendant was charged with having Inadequate Plate Lamps, VTL 375(2)(A)(4), Driving While Intoxicated, VTL 1192(3) and Refusal to Take a Breath Test 1194(4) on Sept. ...

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Probable Cause: People v. Reed

Appellate Division, Fourth Department Probable Cause Public Safety Exception People v. Reed KA 09-00284 Appealed from Cattaraugus County Court Background: The defendant was convicted after jury trial of first-degree assault for stabbing the victim. On appeal, he challenged statements that ...

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Probable Cause: People v. Herndon

Appellate Division, Fourth Department Probable Cause Automobile Exception People v. Herndon KA 08–00646 Appealed from Onondaga County Court Background: Convicted of drug possession, the defendant appealed, challenging the propriety of the stop that resulted in drugs being found. Ruling: The ...

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