United States v. Place
Significance, Impact, Unabomber Caught
Raymond J. Place
That the government should be allowed to perform search and seizure of baggage without needing to provide probable cause.
Chief Lawyer for Petitioner
Alan I. Horowitz
Chief Lawyer for Respondent
James D. Clark
Justices for the Court
Harry A. Blackmun, William J. Brennan, Jr., Warren E. Burger, Thurgood Marshall, Sandra Day O'Connor (writing for the Court), Lewis F. Powell, Jr., William H. Rehnquist, John Paul Stevens, Edward Douglass White
Date of Decision
20 June 1983
The Court ruled that the respondent should not be prosecuted, but noted that searches of baggage are allowable when reasonable suspicion is raised.
- Terry v. Ohio, 392 U.S. 1 (1968).
- Commissioners v. Johnston, 530 A2d 74 (1987).
- United States v. Letsinger, 93 F.3d 140 (1996).
- People v. Evans, 689 N.E.2d 142 (1997).
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- New York Times, June 21, 1983.
- "Terry v. Ohio," West's Encyclopedia of American Law. St. Paul: West Group, 1998.
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