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Dodge v. United States (1926)

  • 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 Dodge v. United States, 272 U.S. 530 (1926), the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the forfeiture to the government of seized property does not violate Fourth Amendment protections if the seizure is validated, even retroactively, by the government. In this ...

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