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Washington v. Chrisman (1982)

  • By: George M. Dery III
  • 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 Washington v. Chrisman, 455 U.S. 1 (1982), the U.S. Supreme Court established a police officer's right, without a warrant, to accompany an arrested person into his or her residence. In Chrisman, Officer Daugherty, a university police officer, stopped Carl ...

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