Constitutional Law

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United States v. Truong Dinh Hung

629 F.2d 908 (1980)

Facts: Ds were convicted of espionage by transmitting classified docs and sought reversal of their convictions becaue of warrantless surveillance and searches. Ds argue FBI violated 4h amendment. No court authorization was ever sough or obtained for the...

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United States v. Lopez-Lima

738 F. Supp. 1404 (S.D. Fla. 1990)

Facts: Lopez-Lima seized an aircraft at gunpoint in FL and flew it to Cuba. He was indicted with aircraft piracy. His defense to the charge was that the hijacking was authorized by the CIA as part of its activities to destabilize the comm...

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United States v. Duggan

743 F. 2d 59 – 1984

Facts: Members of the Provisional Irish Republican Army were convicted on a number of charges relating to export, transportation, and delivery of explosives and arms. Defendants move to suppress the evidence the government obtained as a result of ...

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United States v. Ehrlichman

Facts: Agents of the Executive Branch broke into a psychiatrists office without a warrant for the purpose of obtaining the doctor’s medical records relating to one of his patients, Ellsberg, then under Federal indictment for revealing top secret documents.

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United States v. District Court

407 U.S. 297 (1972)

Facts: Defendant was charged with bombing CIA offices on a University of Michigan campus, but there is no claim that Ds had any connection with any foreign power. The government subjected Ds to surveillance by wiretap without obtaining a prior judicial ...

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