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Illinois v. Wardlow

  • By: Keith Gregory Logan
  • In: Encyclopedia of Race and Crime
  • Edited by: Helen Taylor Greene & Shaun L. Gabbidon
  • Subject:Race, Ethnicity & Crime, Ethnic Studies

One of the freedoms guaranteed under the Fourth Amendment is the right “to be secure … against unreasonable searches and seizures,” and Americans expect the government to enforce this right. Illinois v. Wardlow raised the question of whether police violated this ...

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