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United States v. Ross (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. Ross, 456 U.S. 798 (1982), the U.S. Supreme Court sought to clear a tangle of confusing precedents by ruling that when police had probable cause to conduct a warrantless search of a vehicle, they had authority to ...

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