Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

This week the blog will publish a multi-part online symposium on United States v. Texas, a challenge by Texas and twenty-five states to the Obama administration's deferred-action policy for immigration. Contributions to this special feature, as well as an “explainer” by this blog's Lyle Denniston, are available here.

Herring v. United States

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
07-513 11th Cir. Oct 7, 2008
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Jan 14, 2009 5-4 Roberts OT 2008

Issue: Whether the exclusionary rule should apply to evidence seized incident to an arrest unlawful under the Fourth Amendment due to erroneous information negligently provided by another law enforcement agency.

Judgment: Affirmed, 5-4, in an opinion by Chief Justice John Roberts on January 14, 2009.

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