Case Brief 4 - Christopher Jewell Jan 26 2008 CRJ-205 Case...

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Christopher Jewell Jan 26 2008 CRJ-205 Case Brief I. California v. Greenwood 486 U.S. 35, 108 S. Ct. 1625, 100 L.Ed.2d 30 (1988) II. History: Greenwood charged with felony possession of cocaine and hashish seized under two search warrants. Greenwood wanted evidence set aside stating a breach of 4 th amendment rights. California superior court granted the motion, and a California intermediate appellate court affirmed. The California state supreme court denied the state’s petition for a review. The U.S. supreme court granted certiorari and reversed the judgment of the California COA III. Facts of the case a. Acts By Government officials: In 1984 investigator Jenny Stracner of the LBPD received information about Mr. Greenwood and drug use. Stracner investigated by staking out his house and saw many vehicles coming in and out of the home for brief periods of time. On April 6, 1984 Stracner asked the garbage collector to obtain Greenwood’s trash from the home where he lived. After obtaining the garbage, Stracner found items
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