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Day, William Rufus

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

William Rufus Day (1849–1923) was a U.S. Supreme Court justice who is best known in Fourth Amendment circles for authoring the Court's opinion in Weeks v. United States (1914). Born in 1849 in Ravenna, Ohio, Day graduated from the University of ...

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