Camreta v. Greene: Will the Supreme Court Reach an Important Fourth Amendment Issue Concerning the Questioning of Witnesses?

By Jay Shapiro, Partner Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP “If the Supreme Court finds its way to one of the critical issues in Camreta v. Greene , 588 F.3d 1011 (9th Cir. Or. 2009) (Free unenhanced version of the opinion available from lexisONE Free Case law), it will have the opportunity to address...

Castellano on Michigan v. Bryant: Expanded Admissibility of Hearsay Statements

By John M. Castellano In Michigan v. Bryant , the Supreme Court significantly expanded the admissibility at trial of hearsay statements made in response to initial police inquiries at or near the scene of a crime. In this Emerging Issues Analysis, John M. Castellano, a 27-year-veteran of criminal...