TITLE

Covert video surveillance of Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy: The exigent circumstances exception

AUTHOR(S)
Yorker, Beatrice Crofts
PUB. DATE
June 1995
SOURCE
Health Matrix: Journal of Law-Medicine;Summer95, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p325
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines constitutional and other legal issues raised by the use of covert video surveillance to evaluate the conduct of a parent suspected of having Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy (MSBP). Constitutional provisions; Case law regarding `reasonable expectations of privacy' and video surveillance; Applicability of the fourth amendment to covert video surveillance of MSBP.
ACCESSION #
9512046536

 

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