United States v. Serrano-Acevedo 1st CIR (13JUN2018)

United States v. Serrano-Acevedo 1st CIR (13JUN2018)

Evidence discovered warrantless search of a house is excluded and conviction is vacated.  The Buie (Protective Sweep) Doctrine did not apply under these facts to justify warrantless entry into home after warrantless arrest outside of home. Furthermore, the Attenuation Doctrine did not save the evidence.

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