Suppression of Evidence

Judge Blasts Cops for “Contrived” Falsehoods

July 1, 2013

When the police received a tip from an informant about individual, later identified as Tajuan Simmons, carrying a gun in a building in Manhattan, they responded and arrested the man. What happened in the interim was the subject of a hearing, and a decision, by Federal Judge Alvin Hellerstein, that does not bode well for the actions of certain law enforcement personnel. After the call was received from the informant, he was told by his […] Read On

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