Florida v. Bostick
Significance, Minority Opinion, Impact, Random Bus And Train Searches, Further Readings
State of Florida
Random police searches of the effects of consenting passengers are not per se unconstitutional.
Chief Lawyer for Petitioner
Joan Fowler, Assistant Attorney General of Florida
Chief Lawyer for Respondent
Donald B. Ayer
Justices for the Court
Anthony M. Kennedy, Sandra Day O'Connor (writing for the Court), William H. Rehnquist, Antonin Scalia, David H. Souter, Byron R. White
Harry A. Blackmun, Thurgood Marshall, John Paul Stevens
Date of Decision
20 June 1991
Police sweeps of buses and their passengers are not necessarily unconstitutional.
- Immigration and Naturalization Service v. Delgado, 466 U.S. 210 (1984).
- Florida v. Kerwick, 512 So.2d 347 (Fla App. 1987).
- California v. Hodari D., 499 U.S. 621 (1991).
- United States v. Williams, 500 U.S. 901 (1991).
Taylor, Stuart Jr. "Travelers Becoming POWs in Drug War." Manhattan Lawyer, May 1990.
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