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Segura v. United States (1984)

  • 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 Segura v. United States, 468 U.S. 796 (1984), the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that evidence obtained from a search of a home secured with a warrant was not the fruit of a poisonous tree because the information by which the ...

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