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Plain Smell Doctrine

  • By: Craig Hemmens
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Fourth Amendment
  • Edited by: John R. Vile & David L. Hudson Jr.
  • Subject:American Political History, American Political Thought, Law & Courts

The plain smell doctrine is a corollary to the plain view doctrine, which provides that an item observed by a police officer who is legally in a position to see the item may be seized without a search warrant, so long ...

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