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US v. Fowlkes, 11-50273

Conviction for possessing and distributing cocaine is reversed in part, affirmed in part, and remanded for re-sentencing where the forcible removal of an unidentified item of unknown size from defendant's rectum by officers without medical training and without a warrant constituted an illegal search under the Fourth Amendment.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 09/28/2015
  • Published 09/28/2015




  • United States Ninth Circuit


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