Thursday, July 15, 2010

Decision in 'State v. Dearborn' 2010 WI 84

Search-Incident – Good-Faith Reliance on Judicial Precedent, by the Wisconsin State Public Defender, at On Point

Supreme court restricts police authority to search vehicles, but applies good-faith exception, by Joe Forward, State Bar of Wisconsin

Wisconsin Supreme Court decision today in this case (2007AP1894-CR) affirming the Court of Appeals, 2008 WI App 131, 313 Wis. 2d 767, 758 N.W.2d 463. See Argument.

Opinion by Justice Gableman, joined by Justices Crooks, Prosser, Roggensack, and Ziegler.
Dissent by Chief Justice Abrahamson, joined by Justice Bradley.