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Whren v. United States

Docket No.: 95-5841
Argued: April 17, 1996
Decided: June 10, 1996

Topics:

Amendment 4: Fourth Amendment, Criminal Procedure, Search and Seizure, Vehicles, Equal Protection Clause, Fourth Amendment, Immigration and Naturalization, privacy, probable cause, search and seizure, searches and seizures, traffic stops

PartyNames: WHREN et al. v. UNITED STATES Certiorari to the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
Petitioner: Whren
Respondent: United States

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA CIRCUIT
Citation: 53 F.3d 371
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket

Whren
v.
United States
517 U.S. 806 (1996)
Other Citations: 116 S.Ct. 1769135 L.Ed.2d 89 (517 U.S. 8
Question:

Did the officers conduct an unreasonable search and seizure in violation of the Fourth Amendment?

Whren v. United States
ORAL ARGUMENT

April 17, 1996

Holding: affirmed
Decision: Decision: 9 votes for United States, 0 vote(s) against

Whren v. United States
Case Documents

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