Fourth Amendment Of Drones Research Paper

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In present day, the magic of technology continues to quickly advance in modern society with better smartphones, high tech cars, tablets, and even with smartwatches like the Apple Watch. Along with all that technology has to offer, a new potentially dangerous gadget has been created; the drone. First, drones have many different names. Typically, they are often referred to as "killer drones" and "attack drones"; however, they are also sometimes called "spy drones” or "surveillance drones". The most technically accurate name for a drone is an unmanned aerial vehicle or UAV for short. This UAV name helps define drones as unmanned or not piloted by an onboard person. Furthermore, they are aerial vehicles or flying aircrafts. Drones are basically…show more content…
The Fourth Amendment provides “The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized” therefore, drones limit that right if they are found wandering around people’s properties. This past June, Senator Rand Paul introduced a bill “To protect individual privacy against unwarranted governmental intrusion through the use of unmanned aerial vehicles commonly called drones.” Paul’s bill mandates…show more content…
United States, The Supreme Court extended the Fourth Amendment protection from unreasonable searches and seizures. It was also found that “The Fourth Amendment protects people, not just places. Therefore, the rights of an individual may not be violated, regardless of whether or not there is physical intrusion into any given area.” Since 1967, the Court has uphold the ruling that “the application of the Fourth Amendment depends on whether the person invoking its protection can claim a justifiable, a reasonable, or a legitimate expectation of privacy that has been invaded by government action.” So if a person declares in court that an unknown drone was seen flying across his property without his permission with proof of the drone, The Fourth Amendment falls into his favor due to invoking his personal

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