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Muehler v. Mena (2005)

  • 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 Muehler v. Mena, 544 U.S. 93 (2005), the U.S. Supreme Court overturned a decision by the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals and held that police had not violated the Fourth Amendment by detaining Iris Mena in handcuffs during a ...

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