Police Drones & the 4th Amendment – Part 6! Dow Chemical v. U.S.

Logo 600 x 600Welcome back, Drone Law Nation! Today we are back with Part 6 of our series on the Constitutional issues raised when police use drones.

Our talk today hits the second of our three “aerial surveillance” cases, Dow Chemical v. U.S. This case deals with aerial photographs of a 2,000 acre chemical plant by a contractor working for the U.S. Government. Is that a “search” under the Fourth Amendment that requires a warrant? If not, why not? How might drone technology & advanced sensors change the game in the future?

Listen in to find out!

Links for you:

Police Drones Part 1

Police Drones Part 2

Police Drones Part 3

Police Drones Part 4

Police Drones Part 5

Dow Chemical v. U.S.

U.S. Constitution: Amendment 4


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