Davis v. United States (2011)

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Davis v. United States
Seal of the United States Supreme Court
Argued March 21, 2011
Decided June 16, 2011
Full case nameWillie Gene Davis v. United States
Docket no.09-11328
Citations564 U.S. 229 (more)
131 S. Ct. 2419; 180 L. Ed. 2d 285
ArgumentOral argument
Case history
PriorUnited States v. Davis, No. 2:07-cr-0248-WKW, 2008 WL 1927377 (M.D. Ala. 2008) (denying motion to suppress), aff'd, 598 F.3d 1259 (11th Cir. 2010), cert. granted, 131 S. Ct. 502 (2010).
Holding
Searches conducted in objectively reasonable reliance on binding appellate precedent are not subject to the exclusionary rule.
Court membership
Chief Justice
John Roberts
Associate Justices
Antonin Scalia · Anthony Kennedy
Clarence Thomas · Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Stephen Breyer · Samuel Alito
Sonia Sotomayor · Elena Kagan
Case opinions
MajorityAlito, joined by Roberts, Scalia, Kennedy, Thomas, and Kagan
ConcurrenceSotomayor
DissentBreyer, joined by Ginsburg
Laws applied
U.S. Const. amend. IV

Davis v. United States, 564 U.S. 229 (2011), was a case in which the Supreme Court of the United States "[held] that searches conducted in objectively reasonable reliance on binding appellate precedent are not subject to the exclusionary rule".[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Davis v. United States, 564 U.S. ___, 131 S. Ct. 2419, 2423–24 (2011).

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