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    U.S. Supreme Court to rule on scope of exclusionary rule, WisLawJournal.com

    http://wislawjournal.com/blog/2010/1...usionary-rule/
    Quote Originally Posted by CORREY E STEPHENSON
    In that case, a police officer performed a search after a traffic stop that resulted in the arrest of the defendant. The officer found a gun and the defendant was charged with possession of a firearm.
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    “Because the exclusionary rule is justified solely by its potential to deter police misconduct, suppressing evidence obtained from an unlawful search is inappropriate when the offending officer reasonably relied on well-settled precedent,” the court said.

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    Hmmm. I'm sure that makes cops happy. Defense attorney's not so much.
    In God I trust. Everyone else needs to keep your hands where I can see them.

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    It is not a big deal. It is nothing more than common sense.

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