Unformatted text preview: of a non-resident and located outside the United States under the United States v. Verdugo-Uruidez case. Gorshkov argued against the Verdugo case by claiming that he voluntarily entered the country and therefore, should be protected by the Fourth Amendment. The court found that a single entry into the country with a criminal purpose does not give you protecting under the Fourth Amendment. Even if the Fourth Amendment applied, the court ruled that the search and seizure was reasonable. Because there was a risk that the evidence could be destroyed by one of Gorshkov’s men while getting a warrant, the court said that “a temporary seizure that was supported by probable cause and designed to prevent the loss of evidence while the police diligently obtained a warrant in a reasonable period of time” (Cyberlaw) was legal under the Illinois v. MacArthur cases....
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- Fall '08
- Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution, Gorshkov