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Trapper v. North Carolina (1981)

  • 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

Trapper v. North Carolina, 451 U.S. 997 (1981), a decision in which the U.S. Supreme Court denied certiorari to the appellant Patrick M. Trapper, is most significant for a dissent by Justice William J. Brennan in which he asserted that because ...

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