Encyclopedia of the Fourth Amendment

Encyclopedia of the Fourth Amendment

By: John R. Vile (editor), David L. Hudson (editor)Hardback

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Covering the key concepts, events, laws and legal doctrines, court decisions, and litigators and litigants, this new reference on the law of search and seizure-in the physical as well as the online world-provides a unique overview for individuals seeking to understand the Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. More than 900 A to Z entries cover the key issues that surround this essential component of the Bill of Rights and the linchpin of a right to privacy. This two-volume reference-from the editors of CQ Press's award-winning Encyclopedia of the First Amendment-features a series of essays that examine the historical background of the Fourth Amendment along with its key facets relating to: Technology Privacy Terrorism Warrant requirement Congress States A to Z entries include cross-references and bibliographic entries. This work also features both alphabetical and topical tables of contents as well as a comprehensive subject index and a case index.At a time when threats of crime and terrorism have resulted in increased governmental surveillance into personal lives, this work will serve as an important asset for researchers seeking information on the history and relevance of legal rights against such intrusions. Key Features: More than 900 signed entries, including 600 court cases and 100 biographies Preface by noted journalist Nat Hentoff From the editors of CQ Press's award-winning Encyclopedia of the First Amendment

About Author

John R. Vile is a professor of political science and dean of the University Honors College at Middle Tennessee State University. He is the author of numerous books including The Writing and Ratification of the United States Constitution: Practical Virtue in Action (2012); A Companion to the United States Constitution and Its Amendments, 5th ed. (2011); Essential Supreme Court Decisions: Summaries of Leading Cases in U.S. Constitutional Law, 15th ed. (2010); and The Encyclopedia of Constitutional Amendments, Proposed Amendments, and Amending Issues, 1789-2010, 3rd ed. (2010). He is a member of the board of the American Mock Trial Association, a recipient of the Congressman Neal Smith award for contributions to law-related education, a 2009 inductee into the American Mock Trial Coaches Hall of Fame, and a recipient of MTSU's Outstanding Career Achievement Award for 2010-2011. David L. Hudson Jr. is a First Amendment Scholar with the First Amendment Center at Vanderbilt University. He teaches First Amendment classes at the Nashville School of Law and Vanderbilt Law School. He is a First Amendment contributing editor to the American Bar Association's Preview of United States Supreme Court Cases. He is the author or co-author of more than thirty-five books, including Let the Students Speak! A History of the Fight for Free Expression in American Schools (2011); The Encyclopedia of the First Amendment (2009); The Handy Supreme Court Answer Book (2008); and The Rehnquist Court: Understanding Its Impact and Legacy (2006).


Roberts, John Jr. Brandeis, Louis - Mary Atwell Douglas, William O. - Mary Atwell U.S. v. Handy (9th Cir. 1986) - David Barnes U.S. v. Hartwell (3rd Cir. 2006) - David Barnes U.S. v. Salvucci (1980) - David Barnes U.S. v. Santana (1976) - David Barnes South Dakota v. Opperman (1976) - Mark Bell Mason, George - Paul Cornish AAThe Fourth Amendment Abroad - LaJuana Davis Congress and the Fourth Amendment - Louis Fisher Particularity requirement - Richard Glenn Liquor store checks - John Gottfried Sevilla, Charles - John Gottfried Brewer v. Williams (1977) - Richard Hardy California v. Ciraolo (1986) - Richard Hardy Delaware v. Prouse (1979) - Richard Hardy Knowles v. Iowa (1998) - Richard Hardy Michigan Department v. Sitz (1990) - Richard Hardy U.S. v. Rabinowitz (1950) - Richard Hardy Foreword - Nat Hentoff Arizona v. Gant (2009--pending) - Kyle Kreider DUI checkpoints - Kyle Kreider Ferguson v. City of Charleston (2001) - Kyle Kreider "Houses, Papers, and effects" - Maurice Leach Automobile exception - Maurice Leach City of Ontario v. Quan (2010) - Shannon McCraw Driver Privacy Protection Act (1994) - Mitzi Ramos Drug testing - Mitzi Ramos Hale, Matthew - Mitzi Ramos National Prohibition Act - Mitzi Ramos Racial profiling - Mitzi Ramos War on Drugs - Mitzi Ramos Identity Cards - Daniel Steinbock Donaldson v. U.S. (1971) - Kevin Davis Dorm rooms - James Foster Oregon v. Elstad (1985) - James Foster School searches - James Foster Fort Wayne Books v. Indiana (1989) - Cary S. Wiggins Heller v. New York (1973) - Cary S. Wiggins New York v. P.J. Video (1986) - Cary S. Wiggins Roaden v. Kentucky (1973) - Cary S. Wiggins The Warrant Requirement - William Koch Special Needs Doctrine - Priscilla H.M. Zotti Fortas, Abe - Caryn Neumann Gun Control Act of 1968 - Caryn Neumann Henry Patrick - Caryn Neumann Second Continental Congress - Stephanie Davis New Jersey v. T.I.O. - James Foster Breyer, Stephen G. - Clyde E. Willis Burger, Warren - Clyde E. Willis Cardozo, Benjamin - Clyde E. Willis Habeas Corpus - Clyde E. Willis Privy Council - Clyde E. Willis Public Employees and the Fourth Amendment - Clyde E. Willis Story, Joseph - Clyde E. Willis Adams, John - Dale Mineshima-Lowe Alito, Samuel, Jr. - Dale Mineshima-Lowe Black, Hugo L. - Dale Mineshima-Lowe

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781604265897
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 928
  • ID: 9781604265897
  • weight: 2800
  • ISBN10: 1604265892

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