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Griffin v. Wisconsin (1987)

  • 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 Griffin v. Wisconsin, 483 U.S. 868 (1987), the U.S. Supreme Court upheld a warrantless search of the home of a probationer by a probation officer acting on less than probable cause. Whereas the trial and appellate courts of Wisconsin had ...

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