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South Dakota v. Opperman (1976)

  • 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 South Dakota v. Opperman, 428 U.S. 364 (1976), the U.S. Supreme Court overturned a decision by the Supreme Court of South Dakota and ruled that police in Vermillion, South Dakota, did not violate the Fourth and Fourteenth Amendments when they ...

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