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PEOPLE v. MURPHY, D040040

In conducting a probation search of defendant's house, police failed to follow knock-notice requirements embodied in California law and, in so doing, violated the Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 10/06/2003
  • Published 10/06/2003

Judges

  • AARON, J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellees:
  • Laurel Nelson Smith, under appointment by the Court of Appeal, for Defendant and Appellant., Bill Lockyer, Attorney General, Robert Anderson, Chief Assistant Attorney General, Gary W. Schons, Assistant Attorney General, Quisteen S. Shum and Heather F. Wells, Deputy Attorneys General, for Plaintiff and Respondent.
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