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Weeks v. United States

Weeks v. United States

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Weeks v.

United States
September 28, 2009 White Court (1912-1914) 232 U.S. 383 (1914) Samira Dilles

Facts of Case

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Conclusion Opinions

4 th Am endm ent Did t he search and seizure of No unreasonable Weeks' hom e searches and violat e t he Fourt h seizures 4th Amendment Was evidence? Am endm ent gained by an Exclusionary illegal search by Rule a federal officer admissible in a federal court?

Yes, it violat ed his const it ut ional right s in t he 4 th Amendment

The government’s refusal to return Weeks’ possessions violated the 4th Amendment and was inadmissible in a federal court. It established the “Exclusionary Rule”

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