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Illinois v. Andreas (1983)

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

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Illinois v. Andreas, 463 U.S. 765 (1983), that law enforcement officers did not violate the Fourth Amendment when they reopened a package for which they arranged a controlled delivery after it ...

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