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2/20/08 Page 118 between cases For a stop to be reasonable it must meet the two elements Short duration On the spot location US v Sharp and Savage Facts Officer Cooke followed a vehicle that seemed to have a heavy load Followed the vehicle on and off the highway Once he stopped the vehicle he took about 20 minutes to investigate Question Was the duration of the investigation “brief”? Yes Reason During the duration the officers were doing reasonable investigation and didn’t drag anything out so the stop and duration was considered reasonable Courts would adopt a per se rule because it’s more of a case by case matter People v Courtney Facts Patrol man on route on Stanford College Patrol saw a suspicious man(Courtney), the man tried to avoid eye contact The officer saw a bulge under his jacket and asked the man about it but the man said none of your business because he was not under arrest The man revealed information that he had a criminal record
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