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United States v. Berkeness (1927)

  • 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

United States v. Berkeness, 275 U.S. 149 (1927), is a Prohibition-era U.S. Supreme Court case that affirmed decisions by a federal district court in Alaska, as well as the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, deciding that a provision of the ...

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