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Murray v. United States (1974)

  • 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 Murray v. United States, 419 U.S. 942 (1974), Lonnie Melvin Murray petitioned for certiorari after the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals allowed the fruits of a search to be admitted as evidence, ultimately securing his conviction for drug smuggling. ...

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