WA: Private party returning property to def’s house per request was private searcher

The observations of a private person returning something to defendant’s dwelling for him were a private search. The police had nothing to do with it. State v. Lake, 2020 Wash. App. LEXIS 1925 (June 30, 2020).*

Reasonable jurists would not find that Stone v. Powell is inapplicable where petitioner litigated his Fourth Amendment claim in state court. CoA denied. Taylor v. Buchanan, 2020 U.S. App. LEXIS 20439 (6th Cir. June 30, 2020).*

Under state supreme court precedent, refusal of a blood test can be used at trial in a DUI trial. State v. Levanduski, 2020 Wisc. App. LEXIS 301 (July 1, 2020).*

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