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Metal Detectors

  • By: John R. Vile
  • 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 use of metal detectors to detect weapons and other contraband has become standard at airports and in many courthouses. Such detectors are sometimes used in schools and at sports or entertainment venues. In most cases, everyone is screened, with individuals ...

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