February 26, 2014
- 349 Searches and Seizures
- 349I In General
- 349k25 Persons, Places and Things Protected
- 349k29 k. Containers.
The Fourth Amendment protects people’s effects whether they are “personal” or “impersonal,” and thus, once placed within a closed, opaque container, a diary and a dishpan are equally protected by the Fourth Amendment.
Robbins v. California, 101 S. Ct. 2841 (1981)