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State v. Steven A. Avery, 2011 WI App 124 (recommended for publication); for Avery: Martha K. Askins, Suzanne L. Hagopian, SPD, Madison Appellate; case activity Search Warrant – Execution – Reasonableness  Warrant-based search of Avery’s property was a reasonable continuation of the original search 3 days earlier. General statement: ¶18      Generally, searches are subject to the… Read More

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7th Circuit decision Terry Stop / Frisk 1. Pulling up in a patrol car and telling Gentry to keep his hands up amounted to a stop for purposes of Terry analysis. 2. The stop, which was based on a report of a “suspicious person,” without reference to any specific facts concerning a crime, was not… Read More

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court of appeals decision; for Pickens: Eileen A. Hirsch, SPD, Madison Appellate Reasonable Suspicion for Detention and “Collective Knowledge” Doctrine Although, “under the collective knowledge doctrine, an investigating officer with knowledge of facts amounting to reasonable suspicion may direct a second officer without such knowledge to stop and detain a suspect,” the state must prove those… Read More

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