U.S. v. Salerno (1987) | Definition

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Course: Introduction / Procedural Law

U.S. v. Salerno (1987) is a landmark SCOTUS decision in which the court ruled that the pretrial detention of a dangerous defendant was not a due process violation so long as the dangerousness was proven.

Citation: 481 U.S. 739 (1987)

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Last Modified: 07/29/2021


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