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TRB's Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Legal Research Digest 27: The Fourth Amendment and Airports discusses the Fourth Amendment generally as it pertains to its application to people, houses, papers, and effects. The digest focuses on the application at airports and respective court decisions. It specifically discusses expectations of privacy at airports, airport administrative inspection actions, and law enforcement actions. This digest will assist airport operators by providing the background and application of the Fourth Amendment as they review their procedures with their attorneys.

Suggested Citation

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2016. The Fourth Amendment and Airports. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.

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Publication Info

48 pages |  8.5 x 11 |  Paperback
ISBN: 978-0-309-37507-8

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