Application Analysis: Special Needs Searches /Self-Incrimination
“Special Needs Searches/Self-Incrimination” and answer the following questions:
LENGTH: 1250 words
- View the video presentation “Can Your Digital Devices be Searched at the Border (Without a Warrant)” at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HnhkJC_dpeM, which discusses the search of digital devices at the border. In addition, read the U.S. Supreme Court decision in the case Riley v. California (2014) at http: //www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/13pdf/13-132_819c.pdf, which held “no searches of cell phones incident to apprehension are permitted. Assignment Question: With the concern at the borders for national security do you think that the searches have gone too far? What are your thoughts on the U.S. Supreme Court decision in the Riley v. California case? Would you have concerns about these types of searches of your digital devices? What precautions do you take before you travel, if any?
- Research the “Miranda v. Arizona” case located at http://www.law.cornell.edu/supct/html/historics/USSC_CR_0384_0436_ZO.html, published by the Legal Information Institute as a full case opinion of Miranda v. Arizona. Assignment Question: Provide a case brief as to the information you found in the full case that was not included in your textbook. Is there any information you think is important? Given that the case was very close (5-4) what did the dissent have to say? After reading the dissents, would you side with the majority or the dissenters? Why or why not?
- Case Brief Example: Sample Case Brief.pdf