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Criminal Innovation And The Warrant Requirement: Reconsidering The Rights-Police Efficiency Trade-Off, Tonja Jacobi, Jonah Kind Feb 2015

Criminal Innovation And The Warrant Requirement: Reconsidering The Rights-Police Efficiency Trade-Off, Tonja Jacobi, Jonah Kind

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It is routinely assumed that there is a trade-off between police efficiency and the warrant requirement. But existing analysis ignores the interaction between law-enforcement investigative practices and criminal innovation. Narrowing the definition of a search or otherwise limiting the requirement for a warrant gives criminals greater incentive to innovate to avoid detection. With limited resources to develop countermeasures, law enforcement officers will often be just as effective at capturing criminals when facing higher Fourth Amendment hurdles. We provide a game-theoretic model that shows that when law-enforcement investigation and criminal innovation are considered in a dynamic context, the police efficiency rationale ...


Constitutional Law - Search And Seizure - Wife's Consent To Search And Seizure Of Husband's Property Held Not Sufficient To Waive Constitutional Rights Protecting Husband. State V. Hall, 142 S.E.2d 177 (1965)., R. H. Kraftson Jan 1966

Constitutional Law - Search And Seizure - Wife's Consent To Search And Seizure Of Husband's Property Held Not Sufficient To Waive Constitutional Rights Protecting Husband. State V. Hall, 142 S.E.2d 177 (1965)., R. H. Kraftson

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Lawful Objects Of Search And Seizure, Joseph Wool Jan 1964

Lawful Objects Of Search And Seizure, Joseph Wool

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