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New York v. Harris (1990)

  • 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 New York v. Harris, 495 U.S. 14 (1990), the U.S. Supreme Court overturned a decision by the Court of Appeals of New York, which had, in turn, reversed Bernard Harris's conviction for the second degree murder of Thelma Staton. Although ...

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