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Criminal Procedure Keyed to Chemerinsky
United States v. Mendenhall
Citation:446 U.S. 544 (1980)
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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