Fourth Amendment

Government Data Mining and the Fourth Amendment
Christopher Slobogin
Stephen C. O’Connell Professor of Law, University of Florida Fredric G. Levin College of Law

The author would like to thank participants in workshops at Stanford Law School and Florida Law School for their feedback on the content of this article, and Victoria Ianni for her research assistance. This paper is a version of a talk given at The University of Chicago Law School’s Surveillance Symposium, June 15–16, 2007.

Randomization and the Fourth Amendment
Bernard E. Harcourt
Julius Kreeger Professor of Law and Criminology, and Professor and Chair, Department of Political Science, The University of Chicago
Tracey L. Meares
Deputy Dean and Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law, Yale Law School

We thank Bruce Ackerman, Heather Gerken, Richard Helmholz, Aziz Huq, Maximo Langer, Daniel Markovits, Jonathan Masur, Richard McAdams, Adam Samaha, David Sklansky, and Carol Steiker for valuable comments on earlier drafts. We are also grateful to faculty workshop participants at Quinnipiac University Law School, The University of Chicago Law School, Vanderbilt University Law School, and Yale Law School, and to the participants at the University of Chicago Criminal Justice Roundtable. For outstanding research assistance, we thank Jacob Gardener, Liza Khan, Sam Lim, Basha Rubin, Nicolas Thompson, and Diana Watral.

The Myth of Fourth Amendment Circularity
Matthew B. Kugler
Assistant Professor, Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law

The authors thank Jane Bambauer, Tim Casey, Adam Chilton, Shari Seidman Diamond, Tom Ginsburg, Daniel Hemel, Bert Huang, Aziz Huq, Orin Kerr, Joshua Kleinfeld, Andy Koppelman, Genevieve Lakier, Katerina Linos, Jonathan Masur, Richard McAdams, Janice Nadler, Martha Nussbaum, Laura Pedraza-Fariña, Michael Pollack, Uriel Procaccia, John Rappaport, Richard Re, Victoria Schwartz, Christine Scott-Hayward, Nadav Shoked, Chris Slobogin, Deborah Tuerkheimer, Matt Tokson, and Laura Weinrib, as well as workshop participants at Northwestern University Law School, the University of Chicago Law School, the American Law and Economics Association conference, and the Privacy Law Scholars Conference for comments on earlier drafts, the Carl S. Lloyd Faculty Fund for research support, and Michelle Hayner for helpful research assistance.

Lior Jacob Strahilevitz
Sidley Austin Professor of Law, University of Chicago
It is very difficult to find any proposition in Fourth Amendment law to which every judge, lawyer, and scholar subscribes.