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Lopez v. United States
United States Supreme Court
373 U.S. 427 (1963)
German Lopez (defendant) was charged with attempted bribery of a federal agent. The agent, Roger Davis, recorded one of his conversations with Lopez, and the prosecution sought to admit the recording into evidence. Lopez filed a motion to suppress the recording. The lower court denied the motion. Lopez was convicted, and on appeal the First Circuit affirmed the conviction. The United States Supreme Court granted certiorari.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Harlan, J.)
Concurrence (Warren, C.J.)
Dissent (Brennan, J.)
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