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Waller v. Georgia (1984)

  • 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 Waller v. Georgia, 467 U.S. 39 (1984), the U.S. Supreme Court reversed a decision by the Georgia Supreme Court and held that a trial court violated Guy Waller's right to a public trial by closing a hearing on whether to ...

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