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legal-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/Terry v. Ohio
By an 8-1 vote, the Supreme Court upheld the validity of the stop and frisk practice. Though it was determined that Officer McFadden did not in fact have ...
Aug 13, 2013
Stop and frisk has been an effective tool for police since the 1968 case
In its landmark decision,
This paper examines the 42 year old
A case in which the Court found that police using a "stop and frisk" procedure are within their constitutional bounds as officers of the law.
Facts. The officer noticed the Petitioner talking with another individual on a street corner while repeatedly walking up and down the same street. The men would ...