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Table Of Contents, Seattle University Law Review 2019 Seattle University School of Law

Table Of Contents, Seattle University Law Review

Seattle University Law Review

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The Positive Law Model Of The Fourth Amendment, William Baude, James Y. Stern 2019 William & Mary Law School

The Positive Law Model Of The Fourth Amendment, William Baude, James Y. Stern

James Y. Stern

For fifty years, courts have used a “reasonable expectation of privacy” standard to define “searches” under the Fourth Amendment. As others have recognized, that doctrine is subjective, unpredictable, and conceptually confused, but viable alternatives have been slow to emerge. This Article supplies one.

We argue that Fourth Amendment protection should be anchored in background positive law. The touchstone of the search-and-seizure analysis should be whether government officials have done something forbidden to private parties. It is those actions that should be subjected to Fourth Amendment reasonableness review and the presumptive requirement to obtain a warrant. In short, Fourth Amendment protection ...


United States Of America, Plaintiff-Appellee, V. Charles Williams Jr., Defendant-Appellant: Brief Of Appellant, Gregory Davis, Patricia E. Roberts, Brittany Sadler, Andrew L. Steinberg, Tillman J. Breckenridge, Thomas W. Ports Jr. 2019 William & Mary Law School

United States Of America, Plaintiff-Appellee, V. Charles Williams Jr., Defendant-Appellant: Brief Of Appellant, Gregory Davis, Patricia E. Roberts, Brittany Sadler, Andrew L. Steinberg, Tillman J. Breckenridge, Thomas W. Ports Jr.

Patricia E. Roberts

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United States Of America, Plaintiff-Appellee, V. Charles Williams Jr., Defendant-Appellant: Reply Brief Of Appellant, Gregory Davis, Patricia E. Roberts, Brittany Sadler, Andrew L. Steinberg, Tillman J. Breckenridge, Thomas W. Ports Jr. 2019 William & Mary Law School

United States Of America, Plaintiff-Appellee, V. Charles Williams Jr., Defendant-Appellant: Reply Brief Of Appellant, Gregory Davis, Patricia E. Roberts, Brittany Sadler, Andrew L. Steinberg, Tillman J. Breckenridge, Thomas W. Ports Jr.

Patricia E. Roberts

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Richard Ortega, Plaintiff-Appellant, V. United States Immigration And Customs Enforcement, Et Al., Defendants-Appellants: Reply Brief Of Appellant, Patricia E. Roberts, Tillman J. Breckenridge, Alison R.W. Toepp 2019 William & Mary Law School

Richard Ortega, Plaintiff-Appellant, V. United States Immigration And Customs Enforcement, Et Al., Defendants-Appellants: Reply Brief Of Appellant, Patricia E. Roberts, Tillman J. Breckenridge, Alison R.W. Toepp

Patricia E. Roberts

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Richard Ortega, Plaintiff-Appellant, V. United States Immigration And Customs Enforcement, Et Al., Defendants-Appellants: Petition For A Writ Of Certiorari, Patricia E. Roberts, Tillman J. Breckenridge, Thomas W. Ports Jr. 2019 William & Mary Law School

Richard Ortega, Plaintiff-Appellant, V. United States Immigration And Customs Enforcement, Et Al., Defendants-Appellants: Petition For A Writ Of Certiorari, Patricia E. Roberts, Tillman J. Breckenridge, Thomas W. Ports Jr.

Patricia E. Roberts

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Richard Ortega, Plaintiff-Appellant, V. United States Immigration And Customs Enforcement, Et Al., Defendants-Appellants: Brief Of Appellant, Patricia E. Roberts, Tillman J. Breckenridge, Alison R.W. Toepp 2019 William & Mary Law School

Richard Ortega, Plaintiff-Appellant, V. United States Immigration And Customs Enforcement, Et Al., Defendants-Appellants: Brief Of Appellant, Patricia E. Roberts, Tillman J. Breckenridge, Alison R.W. Toepp

Patricia E. Roberts

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Oliver Lawal, Daosamid Bounthisane, And Gazali Shittu, Appellants, V. Marc Mcdonald, William Riley, And Frederick Chose, Appellees: Reply Brief Of Appellants, Patricia E. Roberts, Tillman J. Breckenridge, Tara A. Brennan, Thomas W. Ports Jr. 2019 William & Mary Law School

Oliver Lawal, Daosamid Bounthisane, And Gazali Shittu, Appellants, V. Marc Mcdonald, William Riley, And Frederick Chose, Appellees: Reply Brief Of Appellants, Patricia E. Roberts, Tillman J. Breckenridge, Tara A. Brennan, Thomas W. Ports Jr.

Patricia E. Roberts

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Mary D. Branch, Plaintiff-Appellant, V. Officer Timothy Gorman, Et Al., Defandants-Appellants: Brief Of Appellant, Patricia E. Roberts, Pamela Palmer, Alexa Roggenkamp, Tillman J. Breckenridge, Robert M. Luck III 2019 William & Mary Law School

Mary D. Branch, Plaintiff-Appellant, V. Officer Timothy Gorman, Et Al., Defandants-Appellants: Brief Of Appellant, Patricia E. Roberts, Pamela Palmer, Alexa Roggenkamp, Tillman J. Breckenridge, Robert M. Luck Iii

Patricia E. Roberts

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Oliver Lawal, Daosamid Bounthisane, And Gazali Shittu, Appellants, V. Marc Mcdonald, William Riley, And Frederick Chose, Appellees: Petition For Panel Rehearing, Patricia E. Roberts, Tillman J. Breckenridge, Tara A. Brennan, Thomas W. Ports Jr. 2019 William & Mary Law School

Oliver Lawal, Daosamid Bounthisane, And Gazali Shittu, Appellants, V. Marc Mcdonald, William Riley, And Frederick Chose, Appellees: Petition For Panel Rehearing, Patricia E. Roberts, Tillman J. Breckenridge, Tara A. Brennan, Thomas W. Ports Jr.

Patricia E. Roberts

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Mary D. Branch, Plaintiff-Appellant, V. Officer Timothy Gorman, Et Al., Defandants-Appellants: Reply Brief Of Appellant, Patricia E. Roberts, Pamela Palmer, Alexa Roggenkamp, Tillman J. Breckenridge, Robert M. Luck III 2019 William & Mary Law School

Mary D. Branch, Plaintiff-Appellant, V. Officer Timothy Gorman, Et Al., Defandants-Appellants: Reply Brief Of Appellant, Patricia E. Roberts, Pamela Palmer, Alexa Roggenkamp, Tillman J. Breckenridge, Robert M. Luck Iii

Patricia E. Roberts

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Oliver Lawal, Daosamid Bounthisane, And Gazali Shittu, Appellants, V. Marc Mcdonald, William Riley, And Frederick Chose, Appellees: Brief Of Appellants, Patricia E. Roberts, Tillman J. Breckenridge, Tara A. Brennan, Thomas W. Ports Jr. 2019 William & Mary Law School

Oliver Lawal, Daosamid Bounthisane, And Gazali Shittu, Appellants, V. Marc Mcdonald, William Riley, And Frederick Chose, Appellees: Brief Of Appellants, Patricia E. Roberts, Tillman J. Breckenridge, Tara A. Brennan, Thomas W. Ports Jr.

Patricia E. Roberts

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David Leon Riley V. State Of California And United States Of America V. Brima Wurie: Brief Of Amici Curiae Criminal Law Professors In Support Of Petitioner Riley And Respondent Wurie, Adam M. Gershowitz, Patricia E. Roberts, Tillman J. Breckenridge, Tara A. Brennan 2019 William & Mary Law School

David Leon Riley V. State Of California And United States Of America V. Brima Wurie: Brief Of Amici Curiae Criminal Law Professors In Support Of Petitioner Riley And Respondent Wurie, Adam M. Gershowitz, Patricia E. Roberts, Tillman J. Breckenridge, Tara A. Brennan

Patricia E. Roberts

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Restrictions On Law Enforcement Investigation And Prosecution Of Crime, Paul Marcus 2019 William & Mary Law School

Restrictions On Law Enforcement Investigation And Prosecution Of Crime, Paul Marcus

Paul Marcus

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Does The Fourth Amendment Apply To The Armed Forces?, Fredric I. Lederer, Frederic L. Borch 2019 William & Mary Law School

Does The Fourth Amendment Apply To The Armed Forces?, Fredric I. Lederer, Frederic L. Borch

Fredric I. Lederer

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The Right To Remain Armed, Jeffrey Bellin 2019 William & Mary Law School

The Right To Remain Armed, Jeffrey Bellin

Jeffrey Bellin

The laws governing gun possession are changing rapidly. In the past two years, federal courts have wielded a revitalized Second Amendment to invalidate longstanding gun carrying restrictions in Chicago, the District of Columbia, and throughout California. Invoking similar Second Amendment themes, legislators across the country have steadily deregulated public gun carrying, preempting municipal gun control ordinances in cities like Philadelphia, Atlanta, and Cleveland.

These changes to substantive gun laws reverberate through the constitutional criminal procedure framework. By making it lawful for citizens to carry guns even in crowded urban areas, enhanced Second Amendment rights trigger Fourth Amendment protections that could ...


The Inverse Relationship Between The Constitutionality And Effectiveness Of New York City "Stop And Frisk", Jeffrey Bellin 2019 William & Mary Law School

The Inverse Relationship Between The Constitutionality And Effectiveness Of New York City "Stop And Frisk", Jeffrey Bellin

Jeffrey Bellin

New York City sits at the epicenter of an extraordinary criminal justice phenomenon. While employing aggressive policing tactics, such as “stop and frisk,” on an unprecedented scale, the City dramatically reduced both violent crime and incarceration – with the connections between these developments (if any) hotly disputed. Further clouding the picture, in August 2013, a federal district court ruled the City’s heavy reliance on “stop and frisk” unconstitutional. Popular and academic commentary generally highlights isolated pieces of this complex story, constructing an incomplete vision of the lessons to be drawn from the New York experience. This Article brings together all ...


Crime-Severity Distinctions And The Fourth Amendment: Reassessing Reasonableness In A Changing World, Jeffrey Bellin 2019 William & Mary Law School

Crime-Severity Distinctions And The Fourth Amendment: Reassessing Reasonableness In A Changing World, Jeffrey Bellin

Jeffrey Bellin

A growing body of commentary calls for the Supreme Court to recalibrate its Fourth Amendment jurisprudence in response to technological and social changes that threaten the traditional balance between public safety and personal liberty. This Article joins the discussion, highlighting a largely overlooked consideration that should be included in any modernization of Fourth Amendment doctrine—crime severity.

The Supreme Court emphasizes that “reasonableness” is the “touchstone” of Fourth Amendment analysis. Yet, in evaluating contested searches and seizures, current Fourth Amendment doctrine ignores a key determinant of reasonableness, the crime under investigation. As a result, an invasive search of a suspected ...


Franks V. Delaware: A Proposed Interpretation And Application, Peter A. Alces 2019 William & Mary Law School

Franks V. Delaware: A Proposed Interpretation And Application, Peter A. Alces

Peter A. Alces

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The Iphone Meets The Fourth Amendment, Adam M. Gershowitz 2019 William & Mary Law School

The Iphone Meets The Fourth Amendment, Adam M. Gershowitz

Adam M. Gershowitz

Under the search incident to arrest doctrine, police may search the entire body and immediate grabbing space of an arrestee, including the contents of all containers, without any probable cause. Because almost all traffic infractions are arrestable offenses, police have enormous opportunity to conduct such searches incident to arrest. In the near future, these already high-stakes searches will become even more important because millions of drivers will not only possess containers that hold a few scattered papers, such as wallets or briefcases, but also iPhones—capable of holding tens of thousands of pages of personal information. If current Fourth Amendment ...


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