State of Tennessee v. Jerry Lee Hanning - Concurring

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I concur, but on a different basis. “Whether the stop of a vehicle is considered ‘reasonable’  depends on whether the officer had either probable cause or an ‘articulable and reasonable  suspicion’ that the vehicle or its occupants were subject to seizure for a violation of the law . . . . The level of reasonable suspicion required to support an investigatory stop is lower than that required for probable cause.” State v. Day, 263 S.W.3d 891, 902 (Tenn. 2008). Reasonable suspicion must be supported “by specific and articulable facts which, taken together with rational inferences from those facts, reasonably warrant that intrusion.” Terry v. Ohio, 392 U.S. 1, 21 (1968); Hughes v. State, 588 S.W.2d 296, 305 (Tenn. 1979).

Authoring Judge
Justice Gary R. Wade
Originating Judge
Judge E. Eugene Eblen
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State of Tennessee v. Jerry Lee Hanning - Concurring
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