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Bell v. Hood (1946)

  • 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

Bell v. Hood, 327 U.S. 678 (1946), is a U.S. Supreme Court decision in which the Court granted standing to individuals who were seeking civil damages against Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agents and a police officer of more than $3,000 ...

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