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Bond v. United States (2000)

  • By: David L. Hudson Jr.
  • 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 Bond v. United States, 529 U.S. 334 (2000), the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 7–2 that the warrantless, physical manipulation of a defendant's luggage bag on a bus constituted an unlawful search within the meaning of the Fourth Amendment.

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