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Hanlon v. Berger

Docket No.: 97-1927
Argued: March 24, 1999
Decided: May 24, 1999

Topics:

Amendment 4: Fourth Amendment, Criminal Procedure, Search and Seizure, Fourth Amendment, qualified immunity

Petitioner: Hanlon
Respondent: Berger

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 129 F.3d 505
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket


526 U.S. 808 (1999)
Question:

Do federal agents violate the Fourth Amendment's prohibition on unreasonable searches and seizures when they let representatives of the news media accompany and observe their conduct in the execution of a search warrant?

Hanlon v. Berger
ORAL ARGUMENT

March 24, 1999

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