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Lustig v. United States (1949)

  • 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

Lustig v. United States, 338 U.S. 74 (1949), is a U.S. Supreme Court decision that illustrates the difficulties that the Court faced when it applied the silver platter doctrine under which the federal government could use evidence that state authorities had ...

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