St Joseph CC: 12-017690-FH. COA: 314337.
Robert P. Young, Jr., Chief Justice. Stephen J. Markman, Mary Beth Kelly, Brian K. Zahra, Bridget M. McCormack, David F. Viviano, Richard H. Bernstein, Justices.
On order of the Court, the application for leave to appeal the December 2, 2014 judgment of the Court of Appeals is considered, and it is GRANTED. The parties shall include among the issues to be briefed: (1) whether the police officers unlawfully expanded a " knock and talk" procedure by entering the defendant's back yard and walking onto a wooden deck, which was attached to the home, see Florida v Jardines, 569 U.S. 1, 133 S.Ct. 1409,185 L.Ed.2d 495 (2013); and (2) if a constitutional violation occurred, whether the good-faith exception to the exclusionary rule applies under the facts of this case. See United States v Leon, 468 U.S. 897; 104 S.Ct. 3405; 82 L.Ed.2d 677 (1984).
The Prosecuting Attorneys Association of Michigan and the Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan are invited to file briefs amicus curiae. Other persons or groups interested in the determination of the issues presented in this case ...