Cozen O’Connor: US Supreme Court Addresses 'Attenuating' Circumstances

US Supreme Court Addresses 'Attenuating' Circumstances

Stephen Miller, vice chair of the firm's White Collar Defense & Investigations Practice Group, and Pamela Dorian, an associate in the firm's Commercial Litigation Practice, co-authored, "US Supreme Court Addresses 'Attenuating' Circumstances." The Fourth Amendment provides a consistent stream of litigation to the U.S. Supreme Court. This term is no exception. In Utah v. Strieff, No. 14-1373, the Supreme Court will again address a murky area of Fourth Amendment law: whether the attenuation exception to the exclusionary rule extends to the discovery of a pre-existing warrant during an illegal stop.

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Pamela Dorian

Associate

pdorian@cozen.com

(215) 665-2762

Stephen A. Miller

Co-Chair, White Collar Defense & Investigations

samiller@cozen.com

(215) 665-4736


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