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United States v. Calandra
United States Supreme Court
414 U.S. 338 (1974)
Calandra (defendant) was subpoenaed to testify before a grand jury about evidence seized pursuant to a federal search warrant. Calandra asserted that the evidence was obtained illegally and moved to suppress its admission to the grand jury. Calandra also moved for an order relieving him from having to answer questions based upon the illegally obtained evidence. The district court granted Calandra’s motion and barred the grand jury from asking questions pertaining to the seized evidence. The court of appeals affirmed. The United States (plaintiff) petitioned the Supreme Court for review.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Powell, J.)
Dissent (Brennan, J.)
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