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Director General of Railroads v. Kastenbaum (1923)

  • 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 Director General of Railroads v. Kastenbaum, 263 U.S. 25 (1923), the U.S. Supreme Court decided that an officer's mere assertion of good faith was an inadequate defense against a charge of Fourth Amendment violations, reasoning that probable cause must be ...

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