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Heller v. New York (1973)

  • By: Cary S. Wiggins
  • 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 Heller v. New York, 413 U.S. 483 (1973), the U.S. Supreme Court held in a 5–4 opinion that an adversary hearing was not required before authorities could, without violating the Fourth Amendment, seize a single copy of an allegedly obscene ...

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