Chimel v. California (1969) | Definition

Chimel v. California (1969) Procedural Law

Chimel v. California (1969) was a SCOTUS decision that limited the scope of a search incident to an arrest to the area in the arrestee’s immediate control.

Citation:  395 U.S. 752 (1969)

Read the Abridged Case in Fundamental Cases in Criminal Justice.

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