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PEOPLE v. THOMPSON, B176808

Warrantless entry into a residence to detain a suspect for removal outside for possible identification and possible citizen's arrest does not fall within the "hot pursuit" exception to the Fourth Amendment.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 11/17/2004
  • Published 11/17/2004

Judges

  • YEGAN, Acting P.J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • California Appellate Project, under appointment by the Court of Appeal, Jonathan B. Steiner, Executive Director and Richard Lennon, Staff Attorney for Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Thomas Sneddon, District Attorney County of Santa Barbara, Gerald McC. Franklin, Senior Deputy, for Respondent.
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