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Criminal Procedure Keyed to Chemerinsky
Andresen v. Maryland
Citation:427 U.S. 463 (1976)
Andresen (Defendant) was charged with false pretenses after a search of his law office yielded evidence of the crime. State authorities had obtained a search warrant for specified documents related to a fraudulent sale of land. He was found guilty by a jury. On appeal, he argued that the search warrant of his office violated his Fourth Amendment rights because the descriptive terms of the warrants were too general and broad.
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