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Wilkes v. Wood (1763)

  • By: Roger Roots
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Fourth Amendment
  • Edited by: John R. Vile & David L. Hudson Jr.
  • Subject:American Political History, American Political Thought, Law & Courts

Wilkes v. Wood was a search and seizure case from the English Court of Common Pleas, 2 Wilson 203; 95 E.R. 766. Lofft 1; 98 E.R. 489, that was decided on December 6, 1763. It provided much of the conceptual background ...

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