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Warden, Maryland Penitentiary v. Hayden
Citation:387 U.S. 294 (1967)
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Hayden (Respondent) was charged with owning illegal weapons after officers discovered them while searching for a fleeing robber in Hayden’s home. The officers had been pursuing a robber, and a cab driver informed them that the robber had entered a residence (where Hayden lived). The officers entered the home without a warrant and searched the home for the robber. The robber was not present, but they found several weapons that belonged to Hayden. The trial court held that the entry without warrant to search for the robber did not violate the Fourth Amendment.
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