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Davis v. United States (1946)

  • 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

Davis v. United States, 328 U.S. 582 (1946), upheld the use of seized gasoline ration coupons as evidence in convicting Davis, a gas station owner, for their illegal possession. The U.S. Supreme Court decided that the coupons the police had seized ...

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