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State v. Snapp, 174 Wash.2d 177 (2012)

Case Conclusion Date: 04.05.2012

Practice Area: Appeals

Outcome: Remanded for further proceedings

Description: The court held that unlike the federal Constitution, under Art. I, sec. 7 of the Washington Constitution there is not a separate exception allowing an officer to search a vehicle for evidence of the crime of arrest pursuant to the lawful arrest of the driver.

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