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United States v. Chavez (1974)

  • 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 United States v. Chavez, 416 U.S. 562 (1974), the U.S. Supreme Court invalidated the use of evidence from a wiretap that it believed violated Title III of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968, while ruling that ...

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