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Brown v. Texas (1979)

  • By: Lacinda D. Brese
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Fourth Amendment
  • Edited by: John R. Vile & David L. Hudson Jr.
  • Subject:American Political History, American Political Thought, Law & Courts

In Brown v. Texas, 443 U.S. 47 (1979), the U.S. Supreme Court decided that police could not demand the name of an individual without reasonable suspicion. Officers had stopped Brown after seeing him walking away from another man in an alley ...

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