This week’s learning activities have given you insight into thefundamental rights of persons to be protected from unreasonable searchesand seizures in regard to their homes, persons, papers, and effects.The U.S. v. Katz case is a landmark case that tested the concept of privacy under the Fourth Amendment.
- Review the case brief of U.S. v. Katz, including facts, procedural history, issue, rule, analysis, and conclusion.
- Answer the following questions:
- What is Justice Harlan’s formulation of the privacy test?
- Why did the majority of the Court reject the trespass doctrine?
Full credit requires more than a one-sentence response toQuestion 2. Furthermore, your response must be analytical, and mustdemonstrate an appropriate application of the concepts that you arelearning. Each answer should be at least one paragraph in length; one ortwo sentences per answer are not sufficient.
You will be assessed on the accuracy and the nature and scopeof your response to the questions. Please keep in mind that depth ofanalysis is important.
In addition, you must proofread your material, and submit itwithout grammar, spelling, or other mechanical errors. Finally,remember to use APA format in this and all assignments.
Use your textbook as your primary reference, and use theInternet to supplement your research if necessary. Cite all of yoursources, including the text, lectures, and other sources, using APAguidelines.
Submit your essay to the Week 1: Essay dropbox.