Chimel v. California
|Chimel v. California
|Supreme Court of the United States case handed down in 1969. In the case, the Court held that police officers arresting a person in their home could not search the entire home without a search warrant, although they can search the area within immediate reach of the person. The rule relating to searches incident to a lawful arrest established in this case is known as the Chimel rule. ⋅ — Excerpted from Chimel v. California on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.Chimel v. California, 395 U.S. 752 (1969), is a|
United States Supreme Court
TED STEVEN CHIMEL, PETITIONER, v. STATE OF CALIFORNIA.
Argued: March 27, 1969. --- Decided: June 23, 1969
Rehearing Denied Oct. 13, 1969.%tcSee 90 S.Ct. 36.%tc Keith C. Monroe, Santa Ana, Cal., for petitioner.
Ronald M. George, Los Angeles, Cal., for respondent.
Mr. Justice STEWART delivered the opinion of the Court.
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