• Entry
  • Entries A-Z
  • Subject index

Free-to-Leave Test

  • By: Christopher R. Marshall
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Fourth Amendment
  • Edited by: John R. Vile & David L. Hudson Jr.
  • Subject:American Political History, American Political Thought, Law & Courts

The Fourth Amendment includes the right to be secure against unreasonable seizures of one's person. The free-to-leave test provides a standard for determining whether a seizure has occurred in a situation that does not involve actual physical restraint by police officers.

The ...

  • Loading...
locked icon

Sign in to access this content

Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL

  • Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
  • Read modern, diverse business cases
  • Explore hundreds of books and reference titles