nardone v united states?
hey can anyone give me a summary of nardone v united states, 308 u.s. 338 (1939) ? thanks!
im doing a paper on the attenuation exception and i need this case!
- 10 years agoFavorite Answer
Nardone v. United States is basically a case that illegal evidence was obtained. How? Wire tapping. The majority of the evidence presents to the courts was through this method. It was illegal because police cannot tap a phone without a reasonable cause. A few other factors go into play here and you will need to look them up about wire tapping. The long story short? Nardone was not convicted because 75% of the evidence was fruit of the poisonous tree and therefore not permitted in court.
I hope this helps!