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United States v. Knotts (1983)

  • 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. Knotts, 460 U.S. 276 (1983), the U.S. Supreme Court held that the government did not conduct a search or a seizure or violate the Fourth Amendment when, without a warrant, it placed a beeper (radio transmitter) in ...

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