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Knowles v. Iowa

Docket No.: 97-7597
Argued: November 3, 1998
Decided: December 8, 1998

Topics:

Amendment 4: Fourth Amendment, Criminal Procedure, Search and Seizure, Vehicles, Fourth Amendment, probable cause, res judicata

Petitioner: Knowles
Respondent: Iowa

Court Below: THE SUPREME COURT OF IOWA
Supreme Court Docket


525 U.S. 113 (1998)
Question:

Can a search of a stopped vehicle, that occurs prior to the driver's arrest, be sustained under the "search incident to arrest" exception that permits officers to search stopped vehicles without first obtaining a search warrant?

Knowles v. Iowa
ORAL ARGUMENT

November 03, 1998

Decision: Decision: 9 votes for Knowles, 0 vote(s) against
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