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Minnesota v. Olson (1990)

  • By: David L. Hudson Jr.
  • 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 Minnesota v. Olson, 495 U.S. 91 (1990), the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the police may not arrest an overnight guest in a home without a warrant backed by probable cause or pertinent exigent circumstances. The Court explained that overnight ...

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