Winston v. Lee
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1. PLAIN VIEW Texas v. Brown (1983) Facts: During a lawful car stop, a police officer saw an opaque, green party balloon, knotted near the tip, fall from the D's hand; when the D opened the glove compartment to retrieve his license, the officer saw small plastic vials, loose white powder, and more balloons. The officer's experience making drug arrests led him to believe that the balloon contained drugs, and so the officer seized the single balloon and arrested the D. A lawful inventory of the car uncovered heroin that was admitted at the D's trial for drug crimes. ...

Chapter 5. Good-Faith or Bona Fide Purchasers
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CHAPTER 5 Good-Faith or Bona Fide Purchasers Chapter 4, on bailments, explained that the bailee (possessor of the property belonging to another) is obligated to redeliver the property to the bailor or to the rightful or true owner. This chapter deals with the rights of the true owner against a third party if the bailee wrongfully sells the object to the third party. It also addresses the rights of the true owner against good-faith third-party purchasers who purchased from thieves or other persons with voidable title. From the good-faith purchaser's perspective, the issue is the risk she ta ...

CRIMINAL LAW ESSAY EXAMINATION #2
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For QUESTION ONE and THREE ONLY, refer to the following list of state statutes for all substantive crimes. For criminal law defenses, however, refer to your own knowledge under both the common law and the Model Penal Code. FIRST-DEGREE MURDER: (A) A homicide perpetrated by any kind of willful, deliberate and premeditated killing; or (B) a killing proximately caused in the perpetration of, or attempt to perpetrate, a felony. ...

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Embry v. Hargadine-McKittrick Dry Goods Co. (1907) Facts: Embry, a fired employee, claimed that McKittrick had promised to renew his contract. McKittrick denied that he ever made such a promise. The judge told the jury that unless both parties subjectively intended to form an employment contract, no contract exists, even if McKittrick did promise to renew the contract. ...