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Criminal Procedure Keyed to Chemerinsky
United States v. United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
Citation:407 U.S. 297 (1972)
In a criminal proceeding in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan (Respondent), the defendants moved to compel the United States (Petitioner) to disclose electronic surveillance information. The government had conducted the surveillance without prior judicial approval, but asserted that it was lawful. The district court held that the surveillance violated the Fourth Amendment and ordered the government to make full disclosure of the defendants’ overheard conversations.
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