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Michigan v. Tyler (1978)

  • 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 Michigan v. Tyler, 436 U.S. 499 (1978), the U.S. Supreme Court sought to clarify the occasions when fire officials and police investigators need to obtain search warrants to investigate the scene of recent fires.

A Michigan trial court had convicted Loren ...

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