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Unformatted text preview: resist or escape arrest. Other areas outside of the immediate reachable areas from the arrested are considered unreasonable hence unconstitutional. Holding: The search of Mr. Chimels home was not constitutional because it searched outside the reasonable approximant area of Mr. Chimel. There was reasonable belief that the attic and the garage were not within reachable distance of Mr. Chimel to be of any danger to the officers. Synthesis: Dissent/Concurrences: Justice White and Black Dissent: They believe that because the arrest as occurred, and if the police would have to wait to search the home that they were in to find evidence, it will be destroyed by the time they get back from other people who may have known or aided the suspect. This creates an exigent circumstance, which would allow police officers to search for evidence right away....
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This note was uploaded on 10/18/2011 for the course CRIM. PRO 125 taught by Professor Sobel during the Spring '11 term at California Western School of Law.
- Spring '11