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Arizona v. Gant (2009)

  • By: Kyle L. Kreider
  • 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 Arizona v. Gant, 556 U.S. 332 (2009), the U.S. Supreme Court clarified an exception to the warrant requirement by ruling that the police may conduct a warrantless search of the passenger compartment of a vehicle after an arrest if (1) ...

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