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Welsh v. Wisconsin (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 Welsh v. Wisconsin, 466 U.S. 740 (1984), the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the warrantless night entry into the home of an individual who committed a nonjailable traffic offense was unconstitutional.

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