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Brinegar v. United States (1949)

  • 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

Brinegar v. United States, 338 U.S. 160 (1949), elaborated on the vehicle exception allowing warrantless searches of vehicles and on the probable cause standards for such searches established in Carroll v. United States (1925). ...

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