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Chapman v. United States (1961)

  • 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

In Chapman v. United States, 365 U.S. 610 (1961), the U.S. Supreme Court invalidated a conviction for violating federal liquor laws that had been based upon a warrantless search of a tenant's house with the consent of the landlord but without ...

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