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United States v. Mendenhall
Citation:446 U.S. 544 (1980)
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Mendenhall (Respondent) was charged with heroin possession after she was stopped and questioned by DEA agents at an airport. The agents asked for her identification and noticed that it had a different name than her airplane ticket did, and they asked her to consent to a search. The agents then found heroin hidden in her undergarments.
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