IL: For “immediately apparent” in plain view, only “practical, nontechnical” probability that incriminating evidence is involved is required

On the incriminating nature of an object in plain view being “immediately apparent,” “[a]ll that is required is a ‘“practical, nontechnical”’ probability that incriminating evidence is involved.” People v. Molnar, 2021 IL App (2d) 190289, 2021 Ill. App. LEXIS 192 (Apr. 20, 2021).

The officer had reasonable suspicion defendant had been driving his vehicle. City of Jamestown v. Casarez, 2021 ND 71, 2021 N.D. LEXIS 68 (Apr. 20, 2021).*

The search authorizations for defendant’s cell phone were issued with probable cause. Even if not, there was no appreciable deterrence to be gained by exclusion here where AFOSI did their best to comply with all Fourth Amendment and rule requirements. United States v. Beck, 2021 CCA LEXIS 186 (A.F. Ct. Crim. App. Apr. 21, 2021).*

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