Question by  RyRy (120)

What are some famous Supreme Court cases involving the Fourth Amendment?

I need to be able to name some for a class I am taking.


Answer by  patti (29325)

Mapp v. Ohio 367 U.S. 643 (1961); Aguilar v. Texas, 378 U.S. 108 (1964); Adams v. Williams, 407 U.S. 143 (1972); Schneckloth v. Bustamonte, 412 U.S. 218 (1973); United States v. Havens 446 U.S. 620 (1980); United States v. Payner 447 U.S. 727 (1980)


Answer by  GilFinn (2065)

I can think of several as I'm also taking a class. Katz vs US (wiretapping), Terry v Ohio (patdown searches) and don't forget Miranda.


Answer by  patti (29325)

There have been about 40 cases in the Supreme Court with regard to the 4th Amendment. The cases date from 1961 to 2001. They include Mapp v. Ohio, Michigan State Police v. Sitz and Los Angeles v. Lyons. A complete list is available online.


Answer by  sanityrose (2664)

Several Fourth Amendment Supreme Court landmark cases are; "Arizona vs Grant", "Lawrence vs Texas", "Arizona vs Hicks", "Ferguson vs City of Charleston", and "New York vs Belton".


Answer by  tamarawilhite (17883)

Arizona v. Gant, 2009 Police arrest a man for driving on a suspended license when pulling into his driveway. They find a gun and cocaine. Supreme Court ruled that the search was not reasonable.


Answer by  Liz59 (10966)

Well the names are as follows: Arizona vs Grant, "Lawrence vs Texas", "Arizona against Hicks", "Ferguson against City of Charleston". Those are a few of the cases. There have been up to 40 cases that occurred in the supreme court to date today. So if you would like a complete list, please check google.


Answer by  mani (813)

On 21-4-2009 ,The supreme court gave a decession in the case Arizona vs Gant rejecting precedent "Belton" stating that the search was not reasonable. On 25 -6-2009 The supreme court ruled 8-1 Safford unified school vs Savana Redding for strip search case and to give punishment


Answer by  Darry (3853)

Indianapolis v. Edmond (2000) preventing roadblocks to use no-warrant searches. Arizona v. Hicks (1987) must have clear probable cause Board of Education of Pottawatomie County v. Earls (2002) drug testing for school extracurricular activities. Wyoming v. Houghton (1999) search of non-driver's property in a vehicle Oliver v U. S. (1984) private property trespassing exemptions for police


Answer by  patti (29325)

1980-u.S. v. Havens 446 U.S. 620; 1983-u.S. v. Place 462 U.S. 696; 1987-Colorado v. Bertine, 479 U.S. 367, 372; 1990-Florida v. Wells 495 U.S. 1; 1998-Minnesota v. Carter 525 U.S. 83; 2002-Board of Education v. Earls 536 U.S. 822


Answer by  Olive10 (11)

Mapp v. Ohio, Michigan State Police v. Sitz and Los Angeles v. Lyons, Arizona vs Gant, Safford unified school vs Savana Redding, Indianapolis v. Edmond, Arizona v. Hicks, Board of Education of Pottawatomie County v. Earls, Wyoming v. Houghton, Oliver v U. s., Lawrence v. Texas, Minnesota State vs Fort, Illinois vs Cox, State of New Jersey vs SJ Courty

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