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Gerstein v. Pugh (1975)

  • 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 Gerstein v. Pugh, 420 U.S. 103 (1975), the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed a ruling by the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals and held that under the Fourth and Fourteenth Amendments, a state could not hold an individual on information ...

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