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NCJ Number: 119332 Find in a Library
Title: Fourth Amendment (From Criminal Procedure Handbook, 1989, P 1-116, James G Carr, - See NCJ-119331)
Author(s): J G Carr
Date Published: 1989
Page Count: 116
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Type: Best Practice/State-of-the-Art Review
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This discussion of 1988 State and Federal judicial decisions dealing with Fourth Amendment issues and related criminal procedures is directed mainly to lawyers and judges.
Abstract: Individual decisions dealt with seizures and arrests of persons, requirements for the issuance and content of search warrants, the execution of warrants, warrantless searches involving activities not involving searches or seizures or violating privacy, searches incident to arrest or detention, border searches, and institutional searches. Other decisions focused on entries to secure premises, administrative searches of places and premises, detention and searches of objects such as vehicles and aircraft, private party searches, and the issue of consent. Decisions focusing on electronic surveillance focused on court-ordered surveillance, other surveillance techniques, and the use of the exclusionary rule. 539 footnotes.
Main Term(s): Legal privacy protection
Index Term(s): Rights of the accused; Search and seizure laws; State supreme courts; US Supreme Court decisions
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