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US v. Prideaux-Wentz, 07-3708

Conviction for possessing child pornography is affirmed where: 1) the search warrant failed to establish probable cause because it was based on stale evidence; but 2) the officer who obtained the warrant acted in good faith; and 3) defendant was not entitled to a Franks hearing on the truth of the statements in the affidavit.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 04/07/2008
  • Decided 09/12/2008
  • Published 09/12/2008


  • WILLIAMS, Circuit Judge., Before RIPPLE, WILLIAMS, and SYKES, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Seventh Circuit


  • For Appellees:
  • Laura A. Przybylinski (argued), Office of the United States Attorney, Madison, WI, for Plaintiff-Appellee., Lawrence Bensky (argued), Madison, WI, for Defendant-Appellant.
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