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People v. Cahan (Cal. 1955)

  • 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 People v. Cahan, 44 Cal. 2d 434 (1955), the California Supreme Court adopted the exclusionary rule for state proceedings, even though the U.S. Supreme Court had refused to apply this rule to the state in Wolf v. Colorado (1949) ...

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