Encyclopedia of the Fourth Amendment

Encyclopedia of the Fourth Amendment

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Edited by: John R. Vile & David L. Hudson Jr.

Abstract

Covering the key concepts, events, laws and legal doctrines, court decisions, and litigators and litigants, this new reference on the law of search and seizure—in the physical as well as the online world—provides a unique overview for individuals seeking to understand the Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. More than 900 A to Z entries cover the key issues that surround this essential component of the Bill of Rights and the linchpin of a right to privacy.

This two-volume reference—from the editors of CQ Press’s award-winning Encyclopedia of the First Amendment—features a series of essays that examine the historical background of the Fourth Amendment along with its key facets relating to: Technology; Privacy; Terrorism; Warrant requirement; Congress; States.

A to Z entries include cross-references and bibliographic entries. ...

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