• Entry
  • Entries A-Z
  • Subject index

Brendlin v. California (2007)

  • By: David L. Hudson Jr.
  • 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 Brendlin v. California, 551 U.S. 249 (2007), the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled that an automobile passenger had standing to challenge whether police had seized him in violation of the Fourth Amendment.

The case began in November 2001 when a deputy ...

  • Loading...
locked icon

Sign in to access this content

Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL

  • Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
  • Read modern, diverse business cases
  • Explore hundreds of books and reference titles