The assignment is to prepare a rough draff of the appellee's brief in opposition to the appellant's appeal of the trial court's denial of the motion to suppress evidence seized from appellant's suitcase. The plaintiff/appellee is the United States; the defendant/appellant is Arnold J. Stewart. The trial court ruled that the suitcase had been abandoned and, therefore, the defendant did not have a reasonable expectation of privacy protected by the Fourth Amendment in the suitcase.
Numerous cases deal with the issue of abandonment of personal property, and an appellate brief usually would

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