United States Second Circuit

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US v. Simmons, 10-1526

Conviction and sentencing of defendant for being a felon in possession of a firearm are upheld because the public safety exception to Miranda supported initial questioning of defendant, but vacated where a subsequent warrantless search of defendant's bedroom was unconstitutional.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 10/26/2011
  • Published 10/26/2011

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  • United States Second Circuit

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