TITLE

ILLINOIS v. WARDLOW: certiorari to the supreme court of illinois

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Supreme Court Cases: The Twenty-first Century (2000 - Present);2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Law
DOC. TYPE
Legal Material
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on U.S. Supreme Court case Illinois v. Wardlow, case number 98-1036, argued on November 2, 1999 and decided on January 12, 2000. The respondent was arrested by two police officers when he fled upon seeing police vehicles on an area known for narcotics trafficking in Chicago, Illinois. When the respondent was accosted, the police officers discovered a handgun and was then convicted of unlawful use of a weapon by a felon. The issues of unprovoked flight and going about one's business were discussed.
ACCESSION #
17919082

 

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