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Unformatted text preview: was tackled. b. Objective Basis: Hoardi was in the processes of buying narcotics, and in possession of them IV. Legal Question: At what time he dropped the drugs, had Hodari been seized by officers a. Police Officers b. The officers had pursued Hodari for a possible narcotics sale and tackled him as he was throwing the crack cocaine c. 4 th Amendment V. Opinion a. Majority Opinion: In sum assuming that Pertosos pursuit in the case constituted a show of authority enjoining Hodari to halt, since Hodari did not comply with that injunction he was not seized until he was tackled. The cocaine abandoned while he was running was in this case not the fruit of the seizure b. Dissenting: VI. Judgment: Reversed and remanded...
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course CRJ 205 taught by Professor Neilson during the Spring '08 term at Ivy Tech Community College.
- Spring '08