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Utah v. Strieff
Citation:579 U.S. 232 (2016)
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Strieff (Respondent) was detained by a police officer after leaving a house that the police suspected was being used to deal drugs, based on an anonymous tip. An officer learned that Strieff had an outstanding arrest warrant for a traffic violation, so the officer arrested Strieff and performed a search incident to arrest, discovering drugs.
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