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Criminal Law: Pat-Down Search Consensual

  Where a district court granted a defendant’s motion to suppress in an illegal-alien-in-possession case, the judgment is reversed because the state showed that the encounter was consensual under the circumstances, and the court erred in finding that the defendant ...

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Civil Rights: 42 U.S.C. §1983- Pat-down Search- Adverse Summary Judgment

Plaintiff appealed the district court’s adverse grant of summary judgment in his §1983 action. Plaintiff alleged defendants violated his constitutional rights during a pat-down search and subsequent investigation. Where defendants’ alleged conduct did not give rise to a constitutional violation, ...

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