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Wong Sun v. United States (1963)

  • 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

Wong Sun v. United States, 371 U.S. 471 (1963), is a U.S. Supreme Court decision that overturned a Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling upholding narcotics convictions. The Supreme Court decided that these convictions improperly relied on the fruits of ...

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