No. S-08-0020.

199 P.3d 517 (2009)

2009 WY 1

Joseph WILSON, Appellant (Defendant), v. The STATE of Wyoming, Appellee (Plaintiff).

Supreme Court of Wyoming.

January 13, 2009.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Representing Appellant: Tina N. Kerin, Appellate Counsel, Wyoming Public Defender; John D. King, Acting Faculty Director, Diane E. Courselle, Faculty Director, and Andy F. Sears, Student Intern, University of Wyoming Defender Aid Program. Argument by Mr. Sears.

Representing Appellee: Bruce A. Salzburg, Wyoming Attorney General; Terry L. Armitage, Deputy Attorney General; D. Michael Pauling, Senior Assistant Attorney General; Jenny L. Craig, Assistant Attorney General. Argument by Ms. Craig.

Before VOIGT, C.J., and GOLDEN, HILL, KITE, and BURKE, JJ.

VOIGT, Chief Justice.

[¶ 1] Appellant, Joseph Wilson, contends that the district court erred when it found that a police officer's use of a patrol car computer to search for outstanding warrants did not constitute a search and/or seizure. Appellant also argues that the district court erred when it declined to find a search of Appellant's person unconstitutional because the evidence did not support a finding that police used excessive force during the encounter...

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