No. 00-1260.

534 U.S. 112 (2001)

122 S.Ct. 587

151 L.Ed.2d 497


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided December 10, 2001.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Malcolm L. Stewart argued the cause for the United States. With him on the briefs were Solicitor General Olson, Assistant Attorney General Chertoff, and Deputy Solicitor General Dreeben.

Hilary A. Fox argued the cause for respondent. With her on the brief was Barry J. Portman.*

Rehnquist, C. J., delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court. Souter, J., filed a concurring opinion, p. 122.

Chief Justice Rehnquist delivered the opinion of the Court.

A California court sentenced respondent Mark James Knights to summary probation for a drug offense. The probation order included the following condition: that Knights would "[s]ubmit his . . . person, property, place of residence, vehicle, personal effects, to search at anytime, with or without a search warrant, warrant of arrest or reasonable cause by any probation...

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