CA7: Summary judgment for gov’t premature in case alleging frame up by crime lab analyst

Summary judgment was improperly granted for the government in a FTCA case that plaintiff was framed by knowingly false testimony from an arson lab analyst. Remanded. Bunch v. United States, 2018 U.S. App. LEXIS 2283 (7th Cir. Jan. 30, 2018).

“When the officers asked if he “had anything on him,” Defendant admitted that he had some marijuana. At that point in time, officers had probable cause to believe that Defendant possessed marijuana.” State v. Smith, 2018 Tenn. Crim. App. LEXIS 60 (Jan. 30, 2018).

A controlled buy from defendant’s place was probable cause. United States v. Lobo, 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 13646 (D. R.I. Jan. 29, 2018).*

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