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United States v. Arvizu

Docket No.: 00-1519
Certiorari Granted: Jun 4 2001
Argued: November 27, 2001
Decided: January 15, 2002


Criminal Procedure, Search and Seizure, Bivens action, Fourteenth Amendment, Fourth Amendment, Privacy Act, abuse of discretion, immigration, privacy, probable cause, qualified immunity, searches and seizures

PartyNames: United States v. Ralph Arvizu
Petitioner: United States
Respondent: Ralph Arvizu

Court Below: United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Citation: 232 F.3d 1241
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket

United States
Ralph Arvizu
534 U.S. 266 (2002)

Did a border agent have reasonable suspicion to believe that Ralph Arvizu was engaged in illegal activity based on a number of factors?

United States v. Arvizu

November 27, 2001

Holding: reversed and remanded
Decision: Decision: 9 votes for United States, 0 vote(s) against

United States v. Arvizu
Case Documents

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