4th Amendment and the Body

Presenters

Catherine Hawke & Tiffany Middleton

Program Overview

This session will explore how the Supreme Court has ruled on Fourth Amendment issues related to the human body--fingerprinting to strip searches to the collection of blood and DNA. 

Session Materials


4th Amendment and the Body case studies

Hypothetical bite mark search


Additional Resources


List of 4th Amendment and Body Supreme Court cases

Changing Definitions of the Fourth Amendment article



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