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Arrest Warrants

  • By: John R. Vile
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Fourth Amendment
  • Edited by: John R. Vile & David L. Hudson Jr.
  • Subject:American Political History, American Political Thought, Law & Courts

Police often question people without arresting them, and Terry v. Ohio (1968) established that police may even stop and frisk a person for weapons without a warrant. Moreover, many jurisdictions have widened traditional common-law rules that allow for warrantless arrests of ...

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