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Arizona v. Hicks (1987)

  • By: Roger Heinrich
  • 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. Hicks, 480 U.S. 321 (1987), the U.S. Supreme Court limited the use of evidence that police had discovered after moving objects during a warrantless search.

A bullet fired through the floor of James Thomas Hicks's apartment wounded a man ...

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