"Constitutionally Speaking"…About The Fourth Amendment

May 7, 2013

Our founding fathers established this right to be “secure against unreasonable search and seizure” but how far should that right extend?   In the age of terrorism, how broad should police surveillance powers be...in the interest of public safety?  And how do past debates shape our understanding of this amendment today?


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- Charlie Putnam - co-director of Justiceworks, a research institute at the University of New Hampshire, where he is also clinical associate professor of justice studies. Prior to joining Justiceworks in 2001, he worked for 15 years as a member of the New Hampshire Attorney General's Office.

- Barbara Keshen - staff attorney for the New Hampshire Civil Liberties Union.