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United States v. Chadwick (1977)

  • By: Stephen L. Robertson
  • 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. Chadwick, 433 U.S. 1 (1977), is part of the U.S. Supreme Court's jurisprudence defining how the Fourth Amendment apples to automobiles.

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