4th amendment situations?
Can i get 3 life situations or think explain each one thanks
- 8 years agoFavorite Answer
Board of Education v. Earls 536 U.S. 822 (2002)
The Tecumseh, Oklahoma School District has a drug testing policy that requires all middle and high school students who wish to participate in extracurricular activities to undergo a urinalysis that tests for the presence of illegal drugs. At the time of this case, this policy had only been applied to activities sanctioned by the Oklahoma Secondary Schools Activities Association. The school district was sued by some students and parents in an attempt to have this policy vacated on Fourth Amendment grounds.
Kyllo v. United States 533 U.S. 27 (2001)
In 1992, Federal Agents William Elliott and Dan Haas used a thermal imaging device to scan a triplex in which Danny Kyllo lived. The agents suspected that Kyllo was growing marijuana plants inside the home. Growing marijuana indoors typically requires the use of grow lamps that put off a large amount of heat.
Atwater v. City of Lago Vista 532 U.S. 318 (2001)
In March of 1997, Gail Atwater was stopped by Lago Vista police for not wearing a seatbelt. Neither she nor her two children, all in the front seat of her pickup, were using seat belts as required by Texas law. According to reports from eyewitnesses, the officer verbally berated Atwater in a raised voice. Atwater requested that the officer lower his voice and he reportedly replied, "You're going to jail." According to records, Atwater remained calm, did not act in a suspicious manner, did not pose a threat to the officer, and was not engaged in any illegal conduct other than failing to wear a seatbelt.
Atwater was arrested, handcuffed in front of her children, and taken to jail. At the jail, she was photographed and placed in a jail cell for approximately one hour. She was released on $310.00 bond and later paid a $50.00 fine for failing to wear a seatbelt.
Atwater and her husband filed suit alleging that her Fourth Amendment rights against unreasonable seizure had been violated because the police arrested her for a crime punishable only by a fine.
Bond v. United States 529 U.S. 334 (2000)
Steven Dewayne Bond was indicted for conspiracy to possess, and possession with intent to distribute, methamphetamine in violation of a Federal statute. He had been traveling on a Greyhound bus bound for Little Rock, Arkansas from California. When the bus stopped at a Border Patrol checkpoint in Sierra Blanca, Texas, Agent Cesar Cantu boarded the bus to check on the immigration status of its passengers. Agent Cantu walked from the front of the bus to the back and after verifying the status of the passengers, he began moving back to the front of the bus. As he did, he squeezed the soft luggage passengers had placed in the overhead storage area of the bus.
When Agent Cantu reached Bond's green canvas bag, in squeezing the bag, he felt what he described as a "brick-like" object inside. Bond admitted the bag was his and consented to a search. Inside the bag was a "brick" of methamphetamine wrapped in duct tape and rolled inside a pair of pants.
Bond moved to suppress the seizure of the drugs, arguing that Agent Cantu's seach was illegal.
- 4 years ago
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