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United States v. Verdugo-Urquidez (1990)

  • 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. Verdugo-Urquidez, 494 U.S. 259 (1990), the U.S. Supreme Court limited the extraterritorial reach of the Fourth Amendment.

At issue was a search that a Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) agent had authorized of the Mexican residences of Rene Martin ...

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