CA9: Inventory of backpack no one would claim was reasonable

The seizure and inventory of a backpack in a car was reasonable where neither of the occupants could say who it belonged to. United States v. Montano, 2022 U.S. App. LEXIS 17544 (9th Cir. June 24, 2022).*

Plaintiff cannot claim an intrusion into private affairs because he took a job knowing he’d be drug tested. Espindola v. Wismettac Asian Foods, Inc., 2022 U.S. App. LEXIS 17542 (9th Cir. June 24, 2022).*

Defendant’s investigatory stop was reasonable, and he was not blocked or actually detained. The officer’s smelling marijuana then was probable cause for the automobile exception. United States v. Clark, 2022 U.S. App. LEXIS 17456 (11th Cir. June 24, 2022).*

Stone bars 2254 consideration of a search claim absent an allegation that the state provides a sham proceeding. Martin v. Forshey, 2022 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 112495 (N.D. Ohio June 24, 2022).*

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