Searches, Seizures, and Warrants: A Reference Guide to the United States Constitution

Searches, Seizures, and Warrants: A Reference Guide to the United States Constitution

by Robert M. Bloom
     
 

ISBN-10: 0313314454

ISBN-13: 9780313314452

Pub. Date: 09/30/2003

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

An inherent tension resides in the Fourth Amendment's strictures on unreasonable searches and seizures. We want it to protect our privacy from government intrusion, yet we want the police to do whatever is required to solve crime. Greater controls on the power of the police provide more privacy protections to citizens. Reduced controls on police actions provide

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Overview

An inherent tension resides in the Fourth Amendment's strictures on unreasonable searches and seizures. We want it to protect our privacy from government intrusion, yet we want the police to do whatever is required to solve crime. Greater controls on the power of the police provide more privacy protections to citizens. Reduced controls on police actions provide less privacy protection to citizens. Bloom explores this tension as he guides the reader to through the history and relevant Supreme Court decisions that have shaped the current state of Fourth Amendment law.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780313314452
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/30/2003
Series:
Reference Guides to the United States Constitution Series
Pages:
198
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Series Foreword by Jack Stark

Foreword by John Garvey

Introduction

Analysis

History

Exclusionary Rule

Government Action

Applicability of the Fourth Amendment Expectation of Privacy

Arrest and Criminal Searches - Justification - Probable Cause

Stops - Justification - Reasonable Suspicion

Administrative Searches - Justification - Reasonable Standards

Warrants

Warrant Exceptions

Consent

Bibliographic Essay

Table of Cases

Index

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