Cronin v. Commissioner of Probation Petitioner was convicted and sentenced for operating a motor automobile below the influence of alcohol and negligent operation of a motor car. At some point in the course of the booking approach, petitioner was offered written Miranda warnings and invoked his appropriate to stay silent. Petitioner contends that the prosecutor’s […]

Violation of Due Strategy | Exclusionary Rule Added State Protections When drafting a motion to suppress do not neglect that states are typically permitted to enact laws that grant a defendant far much more protection than is afforded in the United States Constitution. In Michigan Division of State Police vs. Sitz, the United States Supreme […]

The appellate court produced the following factual findings and legal conclusions in reversing the trial court’s denial of defendant’s motion to suppress. Factual Scenario: An officer responded to a domestic disturbance 911 telephone call,  saw the defendant driving away in an automobile which matched the description of the vehicle in the 911 telephone call. The […]