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Search & Seizure – Vehicle Search – Passenger’s Standing to Challenge Search (access required)

A passenger in a car has no standing to challenge the search of the car by police, and the Court of Appeals affirms convictions for possession of both heroin and a gun. The defendant was a right rear passenger when police stopped the car for a burned out license plate bulb. When the driver appeared nervous, ...