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United States v. Montoya de Hernandez (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. Montoya De Hernandez, 473 U.S. 531 (1985), the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of an extended detention at an airport of a passenger from Bogota, Colombia, whom agents suspected of smuggling drugs.

Rosa Elvira Montoya de Hernandez ...

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