16 Cited authorities

  1. Illinois v. Gates

    462 U.S. 213 (1983)   Cited 16,325 times   28 Legal Analyses
    Holding that, when making a warrantless arrest, officers "may rely upon information received through an informant . . . so long as the informant's statement is reasonably corroborated
  2. Schneckloth v. Bustamonte

    412 U.S. 218 (1973)   Cited 11,222 times   20 Legal Analyses
    Holding the State need not prove knowing-and-deliberate consent to search
  3. Katz v. United States

    389 U.S. 347 (1967)   Cited 11,335 times   74 Legal Analyses
    Holding that failure to recognize a reasonable expectation of privacy in a telephone booth would "ignore the vital role that the public telephone has come to play in private communication"
  4. Bumper v. North Carolina

    391 U.S. 543 (1968)   Cited 2,651 times   19 Legal Analyses
    Holding that acquiescence to a claim of lawful authority “cannot be consent”
  5. Wilson v. Arkansas

    514 U.S. 927 (1995)   Cited 768 times   13 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the "common-law `knock and announce' principle forms a part of the reasonableness inquiry under the Fourth Amendment"
  6. Draper v. United States

    358 U.S. 307 (1959)   Cited 2,625 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that hearsay may be considered in determining the existence of probable cause, even if it would not be admissible in a criminal trial
  7. Arkansas v. Sanders

    442 U.S. 753 (1979)   Cited 1,042 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding as unreasonable a warrantless search of a suitcase carried by defendant at an airport and placed into the trunk of a taxi
  8. Marron v. United States

    275 U.S. 192 (1927)   Cited 1,134 times   1 Legal Analyses
    In Marron v. United States, 275 U.S. 192 (1927), also cited by the majority, the Court upheld the seizure of business records as being incident to a valid arrest for operating an illegal retail whiskey enterprise.
  9. U.S. v. Basinski

    226 F.3d 829 (7th Cir. 2000)   Cited 204 times   3 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the defendant's friend lacked apparent authority over a briefcase because the officers “knew that [the defendant] never gave [his friend] the combination to the lock”
  10. U.S. v. Wardrick

    350 F.3d 446 (4th Cir. 2003)   Cited 63 times
    Finding that "[t]he act of resisting arrest poses a threat of direct confrontation between a police officer and the subject of the arrest, creating the potential for serious physical injury to the officer and others"
  11. Section 841 - Prohibited acts A

    21 U.S.C. § 841   Cited 74,550 times   122 Legal Analyses
    Providing penalties for, among other things, possessing a "controlled substance" with intent to distribute it, which sentences vary dramatically depending upon the amount of the drug possessed, without requiring jury determination of the amount
  12. Section 846 - Attempt and conspiracy

    21 U.S.C. § 846   Cited 33,847 times   16 Legal Analyses
    Holding each conspirator responsible for the quantity of drugs distributed by the conspiracy
  13. Section 2 - Principals

    18 U.S.C. § 2   Cited 20,127 times   48 Legal Analyses
    Holding aiders and abettors punishable as principals under federal criminal law
  14. Section 41 - Search and Seizure

    Fed. R. Crim. P. 41   Cited 4,188 times   48 Legal Analyses
    Adopting the definition of "tracking device" as set forth in 18 U.S.C. § 3117(b)
  15. Section 1957 - Engaging in monetary transactions in property derived from specified unlawful activity

    18 U.S.C. § 1957   Cited 2,609 times   26 Legal Analyses
    Finding an error in the trial court's jury instructions harmless "[b]ecause overwhelming evidence support[ed] the jury's finding" of guilt