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Lo-Ji Sales v. New York (1979)

  • By: David L. Hudson Jr.
  • 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 Lo-Ji Sales v. New York, 442 U.S. 319 (1979), the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that an open-ended warrant authorizing the seizure of numerous movies and books from an adult bookstore violated the Fourth Amendment. The Court compared this warrant to ...

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