Davis v. United States: Retroactivity and the Good-Faith Exception to the Exclusionary Rule

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This report covers the legal causes and implications of Davis v. United States. The Supreme Court will consider whether evidence that was seized in violation of the defendant’s Fourth Amendment rights is admissible at trial because the police seized the evidence in good-faith reliance on then-controlling case law.

Creator(s): Barbour, Emily C.
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: April 19, 2011
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Barbour, Emily C.

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: April 19, 2011
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This report covers the legal causes and implications of Davis v. United States. The Supreme Court will consider whether evidence that was seized in violation of the defendant’s Fourth Amendment rights is admissible at trial because the police seized the evidence in good-faith reliance on then-controlling case law.

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12 pages.

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