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Criminal Procedure keyed to Kamisar
Schneckloth v. Bustamonte
Citation:412 U.S. 218, 93 S.Ct. 2041, 36 L.Ed.2d 854 (1973)
An officer stopped a car in which Bustamonte (defendant) was a passenger because a headlight and the license plate were burned out. The officer asked one of the passengers, who was the vehicle owner’s brother, if he could search the car. That passenger said, “Sure, go ahead.” Stolen checks were found under a seat, leading to charges against Bustamonte.
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