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Maryland v. Wilson

Docket No.: 95-1268
Argued: December 11, 1996
Decided: February 19, 1997

Topics:

Amendment 4: Fourth Amendment, Criminal Procedure, Search and Seizure, Vehicles, Fourth Amendment, probable cause, searches and seizures, traffic stops, warrantless search

PartyNames: MARYLAND, Petitioner, v. Jerry Lee WILSON.
Petitioner: Maryland
Respondent: Wilson

Supreme Court Docket

Maryland
v.
Wilson
519 U.S. 408 (1997)
Other Citations: 117 S.Ct. 882137 L.Ed.2d 41 (519 U.S. 40
Question:

Did Maryland's state trooper violate the Fourth Amendment's search and seizure guarantees by ordering Wilson, a mere passenger in the suspect vehicle, to exit the car during a traffic stop?

Maryland v. Wilson
ORAL ARGUMENT

December 11, 1996

Holding: reversed and remanded
Decision: Decision: 7 votes for Maryland, 2 vote(s) against

Maryland v. Wilson
Case Documents

1Opinion in Maryland v. Wilson
2Opinion in Maryland v. Wilson
Additional documents for this case are pending review.