United States Ninth Circuit

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US v. Gorman, 15-16600

In a civil forfeiture action, the district court's order granting claimant's motion to suppress evidence seized pursuant to a traffic stop and order granting attorney's fees are affirmed where: 1) the first stop of claimant's vehicle was unreasonably prolonged in violation of the Fourth Amendment; and 2) none of the exceptions to the 'fruit of the poisonous tree' doctrine applied.

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  • Argued
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  • Decided
  • Published 2017/06/12




  • United States Ninth Circuit


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