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Richards v. Wisconsin

Docket No.: 96-5955
Argued: March 24, 1997
Decided: April 19, 1997

Topics:

Amendment 4: Fourth Amendment, Criminal Procedure, Search and Seizure, Fourth Amendment, judicial review, privacy, probable cause, warrantless search

PartyNames: Steiney RICHARDS, Petitioner, v. WISCONSIN.
Petitioner: Richards
Respondent: Wisconsin

Court Below: THE SUPREME COURT OF WISCONSIN No. 96-5955. Argued March 24, 1997-Decided April
Supreme Court Docket

Richards
v.
Wisconsin
520 U.S. 385 (1997)
Other Citations: 117 S.Ct. 1416137 L.Ed.2d 615 (520 U.S.
Question:

Did the officers' use of deception and force, in order to gain entry into Richards' hotel room, violate the Fourth Amendment's protection against illegal search and seizures?

Richards v. Wisconsin
ORAL ARGUMENT

March 24, 1997

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