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Massachusetts v. Painten (1968)

  • 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 Massachusetts v. Painten, 389 U.S. 560 (1968), the U.S. Supreme Court issued a short per curiam opinion, concluding that it had improvidently granted a writ of certiorari to consider a decision by the U.S. First Circuit Court of Appeals. The ...

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