No. 85-1835.

483 U.S. 307 (1987)


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided June 23, 1987

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Arnold T. Guminski argued the cause for petitioner. With him on the briefs were Harry B. Sondheim and Ira Reiner.

Arthur Lewis argued the cause for respondent. With him on the brief was Roger S. Hanson.*


We granted the State's petition for certiorari to decide whether respondent retained an expectation of privacy in a bag that he placed in the communal trash bin of a multi-unit apartment building. After briefing and oral argument on that issue, it has now become clear that the question is not properly presented in this case.


Based upon an informant's tip that respondent was accepting wagers...

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