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Inalienable rights [electronic resource] : more essential than ever : the fourth amendment in the twenty first century / Stephen J. Schulhofer.

Author/Creator:
Schulhofer, Stephen J.
Publication:
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (214 p.)
Series:
Inalienable rights series.
Inalienable Rights
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Subjects:
Privacy, Right of.
Constitutions -- United States.
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Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
When the states ratified the Bill of Rights in the eighteenth century, the Fourth Amendment seemed straightforward. It requires that government respect the right of citizens to be ""secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures."" Of course, ""papers and effects"" are now digital and thus more vulnerable to government spying. But the biggest threat may be our own weakening resolve to preserve our privacy.In this potent new volume in Oxford's Inalienable Rights series, legal expert Stephen J. Schulhofer argues that the Fourth Amendment remains,
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Editor's Note; Acknowledgments; CHAPTER ONE: Introduction; CHAPTER TWO: Our Fourth Amendment Tradition; CHAPTER THREE: Searches and Arrests; CHAPTER FOUR: Policing Public Spaces; CHAPTER FIVE: The Administrative State; CHAPTER SIX: Wiretapping, Eavesdropping, and the Information Age; CHAPTER SEVEN: The National Security Challenge; CHAPTER EIGHT: The Fourth Amendment Today: Misunderstood but Indispensable; Notes; Further Reading; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
0-19-025976-0
1-280-77752-4
9786613687913
0-19-975322-9
OCLC:
795705247