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Search & Seizure – Traffic Stop – Passenger ID Request – Illegal Re-entry (access required)

Police did not violate the Fourth Amendment rights of defendant, a passenger in a van stopped for a defective headlight, by requesting identification, and defendant's conviction for re-entering the U.S. after deportation is affirmed. The Supreme Court recently held in Brendlin v. California, 551 U.S. __ (2007), that a passenger in a vehicle stopped by the ...

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