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Company Name Memo To: Recipient Name From: Your Name Date: Date Re: PEOPLE V. JOSHUA SMEEK I. FACTS Joshua Smeek was sharing a ride with two fellow college students he had just met. The two were Charles and Mike Cooper. Mike was driving in the direction of Dayton Beach when they were pulled over. The officer's reason for stopping the car was that the tints were too dark for someone to see the car's interior. He asked to see Mr Cooper's registration and number plate, and while Mike searched for the documents, he used a tint meter on the windows. The meter revealed that the tint complied with the statutes of Florida. The officer argued that the sun's brightness and the color difference between the windshield and the driver's window made him perceive the tinting as excessive. After giving back Mr Cooper's license and making a few steps back to his car as if allowing the students to go, the officer turned around and requested to search Mr Cooper's car. Mike consented, and the officer asked the three students to sit in the backseat of his car as he searched their vehicle. Mr Smeek asked Cooper whether he thought it was a good idea to let the officer search the automobile. Before Mike could respond, his brother Chris asked Mike why he did that, stating that the police would find their stuff. All this while this conversation was being recorded. During the search, the officer found 300 grams of hail
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  • Summer '16
  • jane murungi
  • Supreme Court of the United States, First Amendment to the United States Constitution, Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution

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