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Harris v. New York (1971)

  • 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

Harris v. New York, 401 U.S. 222 (1971), is a U.S. Supreme Court decision, resting chiefly on the Fifth Amendment, that reaffirms the impeachment exception to the exclusionary rule. The Court had previously established the impeachment exception in Walder v. United ...

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