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Marcus v. Search Warrant (1961)

  • 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

In Marcus v. Search Warrant, 367 U.S. 717 (1961), the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the manner in which Missouri had confiscated books it considered to be obscene violated due process requirements.

Following a statute that had been supplemented by a rule ...

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