Unformatted text preview: initially was for a whole different reason . Holding: No, the officer did not have probable cause to arrest the man for violating, or probable violation of the privacy act. Rule: Although the probable cause does not have to “match” why the person was arrested, it must at least be somewhat related in scope. Rational: The courts believe that if this was okay, then cops could pull anyone over for any reason, and find a wrongdoing of one sort or another, and rely that the first probable cause would not matter. Synthesis: Dissent/Concurrences:...
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- Spring '11
- Supreme Court of the United States