Running head: LEGAL RESEARCH1Legal ResearchNameInstitutionAuthors noteLEGAL RESEARCH2Legal ResearchThe general sources chosen for this research is the A.L.R and the U.S.C. A.L.R annotatesthat any warrantless search of a defendant's car following a traffic stop is unjustified under theemergency doctrine exception to a search warrant requirement: the primary motive of the policeofficers, upon smelling the odor of ether that emanates from a vehicle. The possession of goodsthat have been stolen is regarded as a crime in the US. Whether the individual acquired the stolengoods through purchase, received the goods as a gift or if they acknowledged possession of theproperty or goods knowing they were stolen. An individual will therefore be charged of felonydepending on the value of the goods. However, if an individual was unaware that the goods werestolen and returns them to the owner, they are not prosecuted. In America, the receipt of anyproperty that is stolen is considered a federal crime. This is in accordance with the18 U.S.C2315. The code defines it as concealing, disposing or knowingly accepting any stolen propertywhose value is at least $5000. It also constitutes interstate commerce (Nolo, 2019). Thus the newcouple is guilty of possession of stolen items which are the two cell phones found beneath thedriver's seat.An individual can only be found guilty if it is proven beyond a reasonable doubt by thegovernment that the accused received, or conce ...
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