Fourth Amendment Center Resources

Below, find reports published by NACDL's Fourth Amendment Center.

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Primers


White Papers and Other Reports

Border Searches & Digital Devices: Case List (2017)
NACDL has compiled a resource of district court cases that deal with the border search exception and digital devices, with special attention paid to challenges to digital searches after the landmark Riley v. California decision. The case list accompanies a primer to educate attorneys about the implications of CBP's claimed powers and offer strategies that will help them comply with their ethical obligations and responsibilities to their clients when entering the U.S.

What's Old is New Again: Retaining Fourth Amendment Protections in Warranted Digital Searches (2014)
(Pre-Search Instructions and Post-Search Reasonableness)
A Report by NACDL’s Fourth Amendment Advocacy Committee Reporter, Steven R. Morrison

Mail Cover Surveillance: Problems and Recommendations (2015)
A Report by NACDL’s Fourth Amendment Advocacy Committee Reporter, Steven R. Morrison

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Coronavirus Resources

NACDL to Focus on Service and Support for Members, Clients, and Community Throughout Virus Emergency

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Electronic Surveillance & Government Access to Third Party Records (2012)
(Adopted by the Board of Directors February 19, 2012)


 

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