November 19, 2014

4th Amendment and the Body


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