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Florida v. Rodriguez (1984)

  • By: Heather K. DeMatos
  • 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 Florida v. Rodriguez, 469 U.S. 1 (1984), the U.S. Supreme Court, in a per curiam opinion, held that a Florida trial court erred in suppressing evidence from a search at an airport that led to a cocaine prosecution. The Court ...

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