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Malley v. Briggs (1986)

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

Malley v. Briggs, 475 U.S. 335 (1986), involved a determination by the U.S. Supreme Court as to the type of immunity from money damages that could be extended to police officers when they applied for warrants. The Court concluded that only ...

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