Essays Tagged: "Search and seizure"

Drug testing

hat still persists. The debate hinges on the U.S. Fourth Amendment prohibition against unreasonable search and seizure.The Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution protects against unreasona ...

(5 pages) 135 0 4.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Supreme Court cases who's decisions have greatly impacted society. (Veronia vs. Acton (1995), Planned Parenthood vs. Casey (1992), Lee vs. Weisman (1991), and United States vs. Lopez (1995).

n (1991), and United States vs. Lopez (1995).The case of Veronia vs. Acton dealt with the issues of search and seizure, and student's rights. During the 1980s, drug use was rampant. Many people believ ...

(4 pages) 106 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

"DNA, and its issues with the law"

people have precisely the same DNA. Thus, it appears ideal to utilize DNA evidence to assist in the search for criminals. However, does the use of DNA evidence infringe on the rights of the innocent? ... does violate the rights of the innocent, by infringing the right to be secure against unreasonable search and seizure, the right to privacy, and the right of privilege against self-incrimination.Thro ...

(6 pages) 104 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Court cases that deal with the 14th amendment

Katz v. United StatesArgued-1967, Decided-19674th amendment-search and seizureFederal Agents eavesdropped on a public phone booth used by Katz. Katz was then co ... anted certoiorai. The Court had to decide whether the 4th amendment protection against unreasonable searches and seizures require the police to obtain a warrant in order to wiretap a public pay phone. ... 4th amendment protection for his conversations.Terry v. OhioArgued-1967, Decided-19684th amendment-search and seizureTerry and 2 men were watched by a plain clothed policeman in a "stick up." The off ...

(11 pages) 238 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

This is an essay that describes how the 4th ammendamant effects law enforcement in America. This was used in Criminal Justice 101.

ight of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, ... upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized." In the court, case of Katz v. United States it wa ...

(4 pages) 139 0 4.3 Mar/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Constiotutional Rights Paper

ade regarding the fourth amendment of the United States Constitution, there are circumstances where search and seizure may be conducted with or without a warrant issued by a judge. It has become a rec ... ence." ( While law enforcement would rather have a warrant to conduct a search and seize, they still have the option to make an arrest with probable cause or witnessing a c ...

(5 pages) 175 0 5.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Civil Liberties

religion, and the press, protection against self-incrimination in a legal proceeding, unreasonable search and seizure, and cruel and unusual punishment, and the right to a speedy and fair trial. I fe ...

(2 pages) 62 0 3.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Law Enforcement Ethics

hically, writing the man a ticket for speeding, or unethically, arresting him after an unreasonable search and seizure. This case would undoubtedly be very emotional for an entire tight nit, small com ... ts. In the United States, individuals are protected through the bill of rights against unreasonable search and seizure. Police departments must take this very seriously or the evidence they gathered w ...

(3 pages) 161 0 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Against Drug Testing in High Schools

an American citizen. The 4th Amendment states your right to privacy, right to due process, illegal search and seizure, and your right to remain silent. That is why the tests are unconstitutional - Th ... ce officers stormed a South Carolina high school in a commando-style drug raid. After detaining and searching 107 students at gun point, the police officers found no drugs. This search was based on th ...

(4 pages) 31 2 3.4 Jan/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Constitutional Rights- Huffman Trucking Company

protections for every citizen of the United States. The laws protecting U.S. citizens from illegal searches of personal property as well as protecting the right to privacy are some of the cornerstone ... his violate the citizen's constitutional right to privacy? What right does Huffman Trucking have to search the cabins of their vehicles at random and does this violate the citizen's constitutional pro ...

(4 pages) 93 0 3.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Constitutional Rights in the Workplace- Patton-Fuller Community Hospital

will be explored as they are involved in drug testing (particularly as it pertains to unreasonable search and seizure) and employee monitoring via email/telephone use/video surveillance (and the impl ... ncerns of violating both the 4th and 14th Amendments.The 4th amendment to the Constitution involves search and seizure. The amendment says, "The right of the people to be secure in their persons, hous ...

(6 pages) 154 0 4.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

US Fourth Amendment

Extra Credit Lecture The United States Constitution's Fourth Amendment deals with legal search and seizure of property. In a short program called "Know Your Rights"� sponsored by th ... One statement in the presentation was that homes belonging to lower income families were more often searched without a warrant. They also stated that African Americans are more likely to be stopped an ... e may have different definitions of deviance versus non-deviance. When a person is being stopped or searched for something they consider ordinary, they must think of what society and the majority of p ...

(1 pages) 18 0 5.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Constitutional Rights

hat may impact the employees of Huffman Trucking. Huffman Trucking will be doing an analysis of the search and seizure, privacy, and employee drug testing policies within the organization and determin ... of the constitutional rights of their employees, the company can and will be held criminally liable.Search and SeizureThe Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has been interested in the ...

(4 pages) 95 1 5.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law


of his federal constitutional rights. These rights include, inter alia, his rights against illegal search and seizure of the drugs from inside his body, and violation of his rights against self incri ... would be available to Nelson if and only if 1) No further warrant was obtained before the invasive search of Nelson's stomach and 2) No appeal was taken and the United States Supreme Court did not sp ...

(4 pages) 37 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Drug Testing in the Work Place (its an invasion of

?right of the people to be secure in their person, houses, papers and effects against unreasonable search and seizure? except upon probable cause. Therefore government and business policies on pre-em ... crime? without a presentment or indictment by a Grand Jury, it violates this right. Before they can search (drug test) they must first have probable cause supported by an Oath or affirmation, then the ...

(10 pages) 33 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

The Law process of a Stealing charge

ive an overview of the various levels of courts that might apply to the offense.1. Police powers of search and seizure:Who can arrest a person and why?A police officer can arrest someone if:•they ... he Police must assist the person in making contact if the person so wishes.POLICE POWERS TO CONDUCT SEARCHESWhile the Police do not have a general power to stop and search a person prior to arrest, th ...

(7 pages) 39 0 5.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Individual Rights and Public Order

Among them are freedom of speech, free exercise of religion, protecting citizens from unreasonable search and seizure, cruel and unusual punishment, and self-incrimination. Imagining our lives today ... it does not change the fact that the rights we have enjoyed since 1791 have been pushed aside.In researching this paper, I was pushed to find a way to argue that there is a "con" side to individual r ...

(7 pages) 102 0 3.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Constitutional Rights Paper

ial Services. It will "identify two constitutional rights (e.g., privacy, free speech, due process, search and seizure) that could have an impact on an employee" within the organization (Augenstein). ... t to create a fair situation for all employees, no matter what their beliefs are.Rights to Privacy, Search and SeizureOur Constitutional rights for search and seizure are clearly defined as they relat ...

(6 pages) 61 1 4.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Search & Seizure in the United States: An Unbiased Guide

David PhillipsU.S. GovernmentSearch & Seizure in the United StatesA Non-Partisan GuideIn the Constitution of the United State ... ight of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, ... upon probable cause, supported by oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized." (JusticeLearning)Many people take this for grante ...

(11 pages) 75 1 5.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Study For the Test

loyed different methods to curb drug use of their students. Things such as security cameras, random searches, drug sniffing dogs, and metal detectors have all been employed in the struggle to end stud ... arrant may appear to be a clear violation of the fourth amendment which guards against unreasonable search and seizure, but it is not. Over time, an exception to this rule has been unofficially create ...

(4 pages) 15 1 4.0 Dec/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays