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United States v. Johns (1985)

  • 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. Johns, 469 U.S. 478 (1985), the U.S. Supreme Court overturned a decision by the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and permitted the warrantless search of packages that had been taken from two pickup trucks in a ...

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