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Court of Appeals — Warrantless Search: People v. Jimenez

New York State Court of Appeals Warrantless Search Exigency People v. Jimenez No. 23 Judge Lippman Background: The defendant was indicted for criminal possession of a weapon and criminal trespass after the search of her purse incident to an arrest for trespassing resulted in the discovery of a loaded handgun. Ruling: The Court of Appeals reversed. The court held that the defendant’s ...