Daily Archives: January 17, 2022

Three on Franks

Review of an affidavit for a search warrant is “four corners” review. Defendant sought to offer a police report and the government objected. The court inquired into whether a Franks challenge was coming. He agreed, so he gets leave to … Continue reading

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Never 4A IAC without a meritorious claim

“Movant is not entitled to relief on Ground One because he fails to show that a motion to suppress on such grounds would have been meritorious because (1) his detention during the search was not unlawful and (2) he fails … Continue reading

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