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Criminal Procedure Keyed to Chemerinsky
Herring v. United States
Citation:555 U.S. 135 (2009)
Herring (Petitioner) was arrested pursuant to a warrant. However, the warrant had been recalled five months earlier but the system had not been updated, so the clerk and the investigator did not see the warrant’s recall in the database. Herring was indicted for illegally possessing a gun and drugs, and he filed a motion to suppress the evidence on the ground that his initial arrest was illegal.
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