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California v. Hodari D. (1991)

  • 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 California v. Hodari D., 499 U.S. 621 (1991), the U.S. Supreme Court clarified the meaning of seizure under the Fourth Amendment. In this case, the Court held that the police had not seized a fleeing suspect before tackling him and ...

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