What Has Happened To the Right of Privacy

Lewin, Nathan
May 1976
New Republic;5/15/76, Vol. 174 Issue 20, p15
Reports on setbacks faced by the right of privacy in the U.S. Supreme Court this year. Decisions in the Court that affected the extent to which individuals are able to control access to information about themselves; Discussion of the Constitution's protection of privacy by the provision in the Fourth Amendment; Declaration by the constitution that people have the right to be secured in their persons, houses, papers and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures; Protection of privacy by the dual requirement that there be probable cause before a search is made and that the proof in hands of the potential searchers be evaluated by a judge before the search is undertaken.


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