Thursday, April 25, 2013

Eighth Circuit -- United States v. Freddie Wallace

From the court's website:

(With appropriate excisions to keep this site in the good graces of censorious web-indexing robots)

122172P.pdf   04/25/2013  United States  v.  Freddie Wallace
  U.S. Court of Appeals Case No:  12-2172
  U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas - Little Rock    
  [PUBLISHED] [Gruender, Author, with Murphy and Smith, Circuit Judges]
  Criminal Case - conviction. In trial on charges of production of child
  p and possession of child p, district court did not
  err in admitting signed confession, as the court carefully considered the
  totality of the circumstances in finding the confession was made
  knowingly, intelligently, and voluntarily. Admission of videotaped
  seized following tip from informant was not error, as informant's
  information was independently corroborated and probable cause for
  warrant was established. No plain error in admitting cellmate testimony. 
  Evidence was sufficient to support production of child p
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