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Criminal Procedure Keyed to Chemerinsky
Hiibel v. Sixth Judicial District Court of Nevada
Citation:542 U.S. 177 (2004)
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Hiibel (Petitioner) was convicted for refusing to identify himself during a police stop. The police officer approached him when he was standing next to a truck with a young woman sitting inside, and he appeared to be intoxicated. He refused to comply with the officer’s requests for identification, and the officer eventually arrested him. He challenged his conviction, arguing that the stop and frisk violated the Fourth Amendment.
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