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Carroll v. United States (1925)

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

Carroll v. United States, 267 U.S. 132 (1925), is the U.S. Supreme Court decision that first articulated the automobile exception to the warrant requirement of the Fourth Amendment, sometimes known as the Carroll doctrine.

The decision was written for the majority by ...

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