Synopsis: Whether the warrantless search of a car occupant’s purse incident to the occupant’s arrest outside the car is unlawful under Arizona v. Gant, 556 U.S. 332, 129 S. Ct. 1710, 173 L. Ed. 2d 435 (2009).
Petitioner: State of Washington
Respondent: Lisa Ann Byrd
Argument: Tuesday, May 15, 2012 2:30pm
[Source: TVW, http://tvw.org]
Audio: Washington Supreme Court
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