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Perry v. New Hampshire
Citation:565 U.S. 228 (2012)
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Police responded to a report of a suspect breaking into cars at an apartment complex. An eyewitness identified Perry (Petitioner) as the suspect to an officer at the scene, as Perry was still present in the parking lot. Police officers then arrested Perry. However, the same witness was later unable to identify him from a photo lineup about a month later. At trial, Perry moved to suppress the identification evidence from that witness at the scene, arguing that it violated his due process rights.
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