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Taylor v. Alabama (1982)

  • 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 Taylor v. Alabama, 457 U.S. 687 (1982), the U.S. Supreme Court overturned a decision by the Supreme Court of Alabama and invalidated the use of a defendant's confession as the fruit of an illegal arrest.

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