United States v. Ozar: The Eighth Circuit Gives the FBI a Key
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Gale, David D.
INTRODUCTION|The Fourth Amendment of the United States Constitution provides: The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized. The Fourth Amendment has served as the fundamental buttress to protect private citizens from the potentially intrusive power of the state. If the government seeks to conduct electronic surveillance on a citizen, the Fourth Amendment's "[o]ath or affirmation" requirement mandates that the government present a sworn affidavit...
29 Creighton L. Rev. 1279 (1995-1996)
Creighton University School of Law