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Overton v. Ohio (2001)

  • 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 Overton v. Ohio, 534 U.S. 982 (2001), the U.S. Supreme Court denied review sought by a defendant who alleged that a search warrant was lacking in probable cause. The decision is unusual—and carries Fourth Amendment importance—because four members of ...

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