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Massachusetts v. Sheppard (1984)

  • 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

Massachusetts v. Sheppard, 468 U.S. 981 (1984), is a companion case to United States v. Leon, in which the U.S. Supreme Court formulated a good faith exception to the exclusionary rule. The Sheppard case arose after ...

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