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United States v. Rowell (7th Cir. 1980)

  • 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. Rowell, 612 F.2d 1176 (7th Cir. 1980), the Seventh U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals allowed federal officials to use fingerprint evidence that police had secured in part as the result of a tip from an anonymous informer.

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