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Gustafson v. Florida (1973)

  • 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 Gustafson v. Florida, 414 U.S. 260 (1973), the U.S. Supreme Court validated a decision by the Florida Supreme Court that a search incident to arrest is permissible under the Fourth Amendment. After stopping a car for weaving and discovering that ...

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