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American Tobacco Company v. Werckmeister (1907)

  • 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 American Tobacco Company v. Werckmeister, 207 U.S. 284 (1907), the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously upheld a decision by the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals that permitted the seizure and transfer of items under the Copyright Act. Despite plaintiffs' arguments ...

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