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Thompson v. Clark

US Supreme Court rules to protect vulnerable families from unjust govt searches, seizures

Thompson v. Clark


Police officers in New York entered a home without a warrant and arrested Larry Thompson for alleged child abuse that was later determined not to have occurred, as the 911 caller accusing Thompson was a member of his family who had a history of mental illness. Thompson sued the police officer for violating his Fourth Amendment rights.

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John Bursch
John Bursch
Senior Counsel, Vice President of Appellate Advocacy
John Bursch is senior counsel and vice president of appellate advocacy with Alliance Defending Freedom.