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Roviaro v. United States (1957)

  • 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 Roviaro v. United States, 353 U.S. 53 (1957), the U.S. Supreme Court overturned a Seventh U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that upheld Albert Roviaro's conviction for violation of the Narcotic Drugs Import and Export Act after deciding that the ...

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