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Criminal Procedure Keyed to Chemerinsky
Weeks v. United States
Citation:232 U.S. 383 (1914)
Weeks (Petitioner) was indicted in Missouri federal district court for illegally using the mails to transport lottery tickets. The United States marshal searched Weeks’s room without a warrant, for purposes of gaining additional evidence and testimony to support the charges against him, and seized various papers and articles. Weeks was arrested without a warrant. He filed a petition for the return of his property, which the court denied.
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