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Knowles v. Iowa
Citation:525 U.S. 113 (1998)
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A police officer pulled over Knowles (Petitioner) for speeding. The officer issued a citation (but did not arrest Knowles), and then searched his car, finding marijuana and a pipe. The search was authorized by an Iowa law that allowed for searches of vehicles incident to traffic stops that resulted in citations rather than arrests.
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