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Stallings v. Splain (1920)

  • 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

Stallings v. Splain, 253 U.S. 339 (1920), is a U.S. Supreme Court decision in which the Court accepted a warrant from one jurisdiction as a basis for an arrest and detention in another.

Justice Louis Brandeis wrote the Court's unanimous decision, which ...

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