ABA: Fourth Amendment Takes Center Stage at High Court

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The Fourth Amendment was the "lead story for criminal justice cases" during the 2012-2013 Supreme Court term, according to the American Bar Association's (ABA's) recently released "The State of Criminal Justice 2014."

The newest issue of the ABA's annual review, which examines major issues, trends and changes in the criminal justice system, declares that "driven by Justice Antonin Scalia, the U.S. Supreme Court demonstrated fundamental doctrinal shifts in analyzing what is a 'search' and when warrants may be required."

That shift continued during the most recent Supreme Court session, during which the justices declared that . . .

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