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Thornton v. United States (2004)

  • 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 Thornton v. United States, 541 U.S. 615 (2004), the U.S. Supreme Court upheld lower U.S. district and circuit court decisions allowing the introduction of a gun that had been found under the driver's seat of Marcus Thornton's vehicle, which Thornton ...

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