CASE LAW UPDATE: Whether the wiretap evidence should not be suppressed for failure to properly minimize?
Defendant was convicted in federal court of drug conspiracy. On appeal, defendant challenged the denial of his motion to suppress wiretap evidence. He argued that the government did not properly minimize irrelevant communications. The trial court held that the government complied with the minimization mandate. The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld defendant’s conviction for drug conspiracy and the denial of the motion to suppress. Affirmed.
United States v. Campbell, 19-1127, Shepherd, j. Appealed from United States District Court, Northern District of Iowa.
Minnesota Criminal Defense Lawyer Lynne Torgerson was not attorney of record in this case.