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

Yorker, Beatrice Crofts
June 1995
Health Matrix: Journal of Law-Medicine;Summer95, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p325
Academic Journal
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.


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