By Otis H. Stephens

A well timed, historic examine Fourth modification jurisprudence, protecting greater than centuries of search-and-seizure legislation, from landmark judicial judgements to enduring controversies.

• A–Z directory of key participants, historic occasions, and landmark proceedings, together with Boyd v. United States, the manager justiceship of Earl Warren, the Rehnquist court docket, the conflict on medications, and the struggle on terrorism

• Excerpts from severe basic records, court docket judgements, and statutory provisions

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