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Maryland v. Macon (1985)

  • By: Tom McInnis
  • 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 Maryland v. Macon, 472 U.S. 463 (1985), the U.S. Supreme Court in a 7–2 vote decided that allegedly obscene magazines purchased by an undercover officer shortly before the warrantless arrest of a sales clerk for distribution of obscene ...

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