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United States v. Johnson (1982)

  • 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. Johnson, 457 U.S. 537 (1982), the U.S. Supreme Court reexamined its retroactivity doctrine and decided that it would apply Fourth Amendment decisions retroactively to pending cases in all but a limited number of categories.

The case arose after ...

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