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United States v. Brignoni-Ponce (1975)

  • 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 United States v. Brignoni-Ponce, 422 U.S. 873 (1975), the U.S. Supreme Court decided that the Fourth Amendment did not permit officers to conduct roving patrols of vehicles to question occupants simply on the basis that they believed them to be ...

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