A discussion of Illinois v. Gates, wherein the Supreme Court abandoned the strict requirements of the Aguilar-Spinelli two-pronged test for evaluating informants' tips in favor of a more flexible "totality-of-the-circumstances" approach.
College of Law
Northern Illinois University Law Review
Kolar, Joseph E.
"Adoption of a Flexible Standard for Analyzing Informants' Tips in Illinois v. Gates,"
Northern Illinois University Law Review: Vol. 4:
1, Article 1.
Joseph E. Kolar, Note, Adoption of a Flexible Standard for Analyzing Informants' Tips in Illinois v. Gates, 4 N. Ill. U. L. Rev. 179 (1983).