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Criminal Procedure Keyed to Chemerinsky
Brigham City, Utah v. Stuart
Citation:547 U.S. 398 (2006)
Stuart (Respondent) was charged was disorderly conduct and other offenses after police officers entered his home without a warrant, while responding to a call regarding a large party at Stuart’s residence. The officers saw two juveniles drinking beer in the backyard, and proceeded to enter the house through the backyard, where they witnessed several individuals engaged in a fight. The officers announced their presence and arrested Stuart. The trial court granted Stuart’s motion to suppress all evidence obtained from the warrantless search.
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