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Ornelas v. United States

Docket No.: 95-5257
Argued: March 26, 1996
Decided: May 28, 1996

Topics:

Amendment 4: Fourth Amendment, Criminal Procedure, Search and Seizure, Civil Procedure, Equal Access to Justice, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Fourth Amendment, Internal Revenue Code, abuse of discretion, privacy, probable cause, warrantless search

PartyNames: ORNELAS et al. v. UNITED STATES Certiorari to the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Petitioner: Ornelas
Respondent: United States

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SEVENTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 16 F.3d 714
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket

Ornelas
v.
United States
517 U.S. 690 (1996)
Other Citations: 116 S.Ct. 1657134 L.Ed.2d 911 (517 U.S.
Question:

Should courts use a de novo standard in determining if a police search conducted without a warrant was based on reasonable suspicion and probable cause?

Ornelas v. United States
ORAL ARGUMENT

March 26, 1996

Holding: vacated and remanded
Decision: Decision: 8 votes for Ornelas, 1 vote(s) against

Ornelas v. United States
Case Documents

1Opinion in Ornelas v. United States
2Opinion in Ornelas v. United States
Additional documents for this case are pending review.