Hey, Senator Dawson and Representative Holt! It's your boy, Murph.
Didn't I tell you in March that this wouldn't turn out well?
I'm talking about your unconstitutional efforts to restore the illegal practice of warrantless garbage searches in Iowa. You know, the police tactic that we struck down last year in State v. Wright?
The first district court to consider your magnum opus found it unconstitutional.
The State even dismissed the charges the following day.
Think about it. It took less than 24 hours for the State to decide it wouldn't defend your garbage on appeal.
And who would blame the State for dismissing? ...
Boone County, Iowa. A client for GRL attorney Matt Lindholm (aka The Wolf), recently had his operating while intoxicated charge dismissed. The client was charged with OWI after law enforcement officers obtained a search warrant and took a sample of his blood for chemical testing. A motion to suppress was filed challenging the admissibility of the blood test results arguing that the State cannot just obtain a search warrant for a blood sample on a standard OWI case, and that the client's rights to a phone call were violated because he was not allowed sufficient time to speak to...
HAMILTON COUNTY – Client was charged with Sex Abuse in the Second Degree based on an allegation claimed to have occurred 17 years prior. After being initially charged, the Assistant County Attorney who was handling the case filed a Motion to Dismiss the case. Before the motion could be granted by the Court, the head County Attorney, who was personally affiliated with the complaining witnesses father, withdrew the Motion to Dismiss. Months later the case was turned over to the Iowa Attorney General’s Office to continue with the prosecution. Three years after the charge was brought against him, the...