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Kaupp v. Texas (2003)

  • By: Lacinda D. Brese
  • 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 Kaupp v. Texas, 538 U.S. 626 (2003), the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in a per curiam opinion that a seventeen-year-old suspect's confession had to be suppressed because he had been illegally seized within the meaning of the Fourth Amendment.

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