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Terry v. Ohio

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

Terry v. Ohio was a landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision concerning search and seizure, specifically in the context of street-level police encounters with the public resulting in a stop and frisk. The case arose following the actions of Martin McFadden, a ...

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