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Sudduth v. State

Case Conclusion Date: 01.01.2007

Practice Area: Criminal Defense

Outcome: conviction reversed

Description: This driver was forced to allow a police officer to search her pockets, and the officer could not explain to the judge why he wanted to search her pockets. You do not have to allow a police officer to look in your pockets; don't consent to a search! SUCCESSFULLY CHALLENGED SEARCH OF DRIVER'S POCKET; CONVICTION REVERSED AS SEARCH EXCEEDED PERMISSIBLE SCOPE OF PAT - DOWN SEARCH.

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