The Right to Privacy in the Digital Era: What Happens When an 18th-Century Constitution Meets 21st-Century Technology?
This year’s annual forum will focus on the Fourth Amendment. Our panelists will discuss:
- What makes something an “unreasonable” search or seizure and when is a warrant required?
- The Court's movement away from a property rights approach to a privacy rights approach, which includes assessing whether one's expectation of privacy is "objectively reasonable."
- Recent cases involving searches of arrestees' cell phones and DNA, as well as suspects' cell-site location information.
Professor Leigh Bradberry, Ph.D.
Department of Political Science, California State University. Northridge
Professor John Evans, Ph.D.
Department of Political Science, Augsburg University, Minneapolis, Minnesota
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