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Ornelas v. United States (1996)

  • 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 Ornelas v. United States, 517 U.S. 690 (1996), the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that appellate courts should give de novo (a fresh) review to issues involving reasonable suspicion and probable cause rather than deferential review.

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