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What Hath 9/11 Wrought?
Post-9/11 security measures in airports across the United States are infringing on everyday citizens’ Fourth Amendment rights. This article explores the astounding scope and number of searches and seizures performed by ...
Search and Seizure in a Post-9/11 World
In reaction to the 9/11 attacks, the United States is beginning to lean towards excessive police force to combat terrorism. The article discusses three relatively recent cases (Hudson v. Michigan, Hiibel v. Sixth Judicial ...
The Exclusionary Rule as a Remedy
The United States Supreme Court currently views the exclusionary rule as a remedy instead of an inherent right. This article discusses why the exclusionary rule is not a right and how the exclusionary remedy should work. ...
Juveniles and the Constitution
A presentation exploring juveniles’ rights under the U.S. Constitution. Topics include: the establishment of religion; free speech in school; free speech outside of school; search and seizure in school; personal autonomy; ...
Are We Moving Towards Requiring Citizens to Carry Identification Cards and Would This Be a Good Thing?
Under the Hiibel case, a person must provide identification upon a police officer’s request regardless of whether the police officer answers the person’s questions. The author contends that requiring citizens to provide ...
United States v. Jones: Return to Trespass—Good News or Bad
This article discusses United States v. Jones and its contribution to the current Fourth Amendment analysis. There is also a discussion of the trespass doctrine’s current and past effect on Fourth Amendment analyses. The ...