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US v. Ruiz, No. 08-3360

By FindLaw Staff on June 18, 2009 | Last updated on March 21, 2019

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


Before BYE, HANSEN, and BENTON, Circuit Judges.

Opinion by PER CURIAM.

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