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State v. Valencia

Supreme Court of New Jersey
Apr 20, 1982
93 N.J. 126 (N.J. 1982)

Summary

In Valencia, a police officer called a judge and read to the judge an unsworn affidavit and did not formally affirm the affidavit.

Summary of this case from State v. Angel

Opinion

April 20, 1982.


Leave to appeal granted.


Summaries of

State v. Valencia

Supreme Court of New Jersey
Apr 20, 1982
93 N.J. 126 (N.J. 1982)

In Valencia, a police officer called a judge and read to the judge an unsworn affidavit and did not formally affirm the affidavit.

Summary of this case from State v. Angel

stressing that upholding a warrant on the basis of an unsworn affidavit "subverts the reliability of the decisional process ... undermines the proper discharge of the judiciary's responsibility and clouds the judge's role in authorizing the search"

Summary of this case from State v. Angel
Case details for

State v. Valencia

Case Details

Full title:STATE OF NEW JERSEY v. GUILLERMO LEON VALENCIA, FRANCISCO GOMEZ, ARTURO…

Court:Supreme Court of New Jersey

Date published: Apr 20, 1982

Citations

93 N.J. 126 (N.J. 1982)
459 A.2d 1149

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