Bailey v. United States

In Bailey v. United States, the US Supreme Court recently clarified its ruling in Michigan v. Summers (1982), which allows law enforcement officers to detain persons near or at a place subject to a search warrant, as limited to people in the immediate vicinity of the premises. The Supremes seem to be narrowing the broad discretion given to police officers in searching people and places under the Fourth Amendment in each case it considers.

For more analysis, check out SCOTUS.


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