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US v. Ruiz, No. 08-3360

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By FindLaw Staff on June 18, 2009 1:17 PM

In a drug possession prosecution, the denial of Defendant's motion to dismiss the indictment is affirmed, where: 1) warrantless inspections of commercial trucks advance a substantial governmental interest and are necessary; and 2) the Arkansas Motor Carrier Act provides a permissible warrant substitute.

Read the full decision in US v. Ruiz, No. 08-3360.

Appellate Information:

Appeal from the United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas.
Submitted on June 8, 2009
Filed on June 18, 2009


Judges:

Before BYE, HANSEN, and BENTON, Circuit Judges.

Opinion by PER CURIAM.

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