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United States v. Jeffers (1951)

  • 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. Jeffers, 342 U.S. 48 (1951), the U.S. Supreme Court upheld a decision by the District of Columbia (D.C.) Circuit Court, which had reversed a conviction for violation of narcotics law on the basis that evidence secured for ...

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