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US v. Washington, No. 08-3317

By FindLaw Staff on July 22, 2009 1:06 PM

In a drug prosecution, suppression of evidence found in a warrantless search is affirmed where the Fourth Amendment prohibits the warrantless search of a private home to investigate minor offenses, such as this one, that do not pose any threat of imminent violence or result in an ongoing injury to the community.

Read US v. Washington, No. 08-3317

Appellate Information

Argued: June 12, 2009

Decided and Filed: July 22, 2009


Opinion by Judge Boggs


For Appellant:

Daniel S. Goodman, United States Department of Justice, Washington, DC

For Appellee:

Richard W. Smith-Monahan, Federal Public Defender's Office, Cincinnati, OH

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