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Michigan v. Fisher, No. 09-91

In an assault prosecution, grant of petitioner's motion to suppress evidence that he pointed a rifle at an officer when he entered his house is reversed where the officer did not violate the Fourth Amendment because he was responding to a report of a disturbance and encountered a tumultuous situation in the house, which justified a warrantless search under the emergency aid exception.

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Appellate Information

Filed December 7, 2009

Judges

Per Curiam

Dissent by Justice Stevens