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Maryland v. Pringle

Docket No.: 02-809
Certiorari Granted: Mar 24 2003
Argued: November 3, 2003
Decided: December 15, 2003

Topics:

Amendment 4: Fourth Amendment, Criminal Procedure, Search and Seizure, Vehicles, Article I, Bivens action, Fourteenth Amendment, Fourth Amendment, Miranda, absolute immunity, judicial review, murder, privacy, probable cause, qualified immunity, search and seizure, searches and seizures

PartyNames: Maryland v. Joseph Jermaine Pringle
Petitioner: Maryland
Respondent: Joseph Jermaine Pringle

Court Below: Court of Appeals of Maryland
Citation: Court of Appeals of Maryland, 805 A.2d 1016. QUESTION PRESENTED Where drugs and a roll of cash are found in the passenger compartment of a carwith multiple occupants, and all deny ownership, does the Fourth Amendment prohibit a police officer from arresting the occupants of the car? CERT. GRANTED: 3/24/03
Supreme Court Docket

Maryland
v.
Joseph Jermaine Pringle
540 U.S. 366 (2003)
Question:

Does an arrest of a front-seat passenger in a car driven by its owner, after police find cocaine in the car's back armrest, lack probable cause and violate the Fourth Amendment's prohibition of unreasonable searches and seizures?

Note:

. Court of Appeals of Maryland, 805 A.2d 1016. QUESTION PRESENTED Where drugs and a roll of cash are found in the passenger compartment of a carwith multiple occupants, and all deny ownership, does the Fourth Amendment prohibit a police officer from arresting the occupants of the car? CERT. GRANTED: 3/24/03

Maryland v. Pringle
ORAL ARGUMENT

November 03, 2003

Holding: reversed and remanded rehnquis
Decision: Decision: 9 votes for Maryland, 0 vote(s) against
Vote: 9-0

Maryland v. Pringle
Case Documents

1Slip Opinion in Maryland v. Pringle (Opinion by )
2Opinion in Maryland v. Pringle
3Opinion in Maryland v. Pringle
Additional documents for this case are pending review.