Encyclopedia of the Fourth Amendment

Encyclopedia of the Fourth Amendment

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Covering the key concepts, events, laws and legal doctrines, court decisions, and litigators and litigants, this new reference on the law of search and seizurea€”in the physical as well as the online worlda€”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 referencea€”from the editors of CQ Pressa€™s award-winning Encyclopedia of the First Amendmenta€”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. This work also features both alphabetical and topical tables of contents as well as a comprehensive subject index and a case index.At a time when threats of crime and terrorism have resulted in increased governmental surveillance into personal lives, this work will serve as an important asset for researchers seeking information on the history and relevance of legal rights against such intrusions. Key Features: More than 900 signed entries, including 600 court cases and 100 biographies Preface by noted journalist Nat Hentoff From the editors of CQ Pressa€™s award-winning Encyclopedia of the First AmendmentWhile known principally for her expertise in vot- ing rights, Karlan has experience in Fourth Amendment issues. ... The agents had observed Katz make numerous phone calls from two public telephone booths on Sunset Boulevard in Losanbsp;...

Title:Encyclopedia of the Fourth Amendment
Author:John R. Vile, David L. Hudson Jr.
Publisher:CQ Press - 2012-12-18


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