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Virginia v. Moore

Docket No.: 06-1082
Certiorari Granted: Sep 25 2007
Argued: January 14, 2008
Decided: April 23, 2008

Topic:

Amendment 4: Fourth Amendment

PartyNames: Virginia v. David Lee Moore
Petitioner: Virginia
Respondent: David Lee Moore

Court Below: Supreme Court of Virginia

Virginia
v.
David Lee Moore
553 U.S. 164 (2008)
Question Presented:

Does the Fourth Amendment require the suppression of evidence obtained incident to an arrest that is based upon probable cause, where the arrest violates a provision of state law?

Question:

Does the Fourth Amendment require the suppression of evidence obtained incident to an arrest when the arrest violates a provision of state law?

Note:

EXPEDITED BRIEFING SCHEDULE

Holding: judgment reversed and remanded
Decision: Decision: 9 votes for Virginia, 0 vote(s) against
Vote: 9-0
Opinion By:
Read VIRGINIA V. MOORE opinion (PDF)
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