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California v. Carney (1985)

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

California v. Carney, 471 U.S. 386 (1985), was a U.S. Supreme Court decision in which the Court ruled that a warrantless search of a mobile home did not violate the Fourth Amendment because of the home's mobility. The Court reasoned that ...

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