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Frisbie v. Butler (1787)

  • 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

Frisbie v. Butler, 1 Kirby 213 (1787), is a case decided by the Superior Court of Connecticut of Litchfield County in February 1787, in which the entire court voided a general warrant as illegal. The decision showed that colonial criticisms of ...

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