Shirley v. GeorgiaAnnotate this Case
The Court of Appeals affirmed the trial court's denial of Michael Shirley's motion to suppress images of child pornography seized from his home. The Court of Appeals found that, contrary to Shirley's arguments, the search warrant filed by police was supported by probable cause. After review of the warrant at issue, the Supreme Court concluded that information contained in the warrant, standing alone, was insufficient to enable a magistrate to determine that probable cause existed to search Shirley's home. Accordingly, the Supreme Court reversed the appellate court's judgment and remanded the case back to the trial court for further proceedings.