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Whiteley v. Warden (1971)

  • 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 Whiteley v. Warden, 401 U.S. 560 (1971), the U.S. Supreme Court overturned decisions by a federal district court and the Tenth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals denying a writ of habeas corpus and ruled that the Court would not employ ...

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