FREEDOM OF SPEECH
CERTAIN RIGHTS OF PRIVACY
FREEDOM of SPEECH at WORK
THE TERRY STOP
The reasonable person in the same
situation does not feel free to leave.
The test to determine if it is a seizure is
the “totality of the circumstances.”
It is more likely than not that this person
committed the crime. This is the probable
The standard of proof is Probable Cause.
An admission or confession amounts to
If the reasonable person in the same
situation would expect privacy, then a
search warrant is probably needed.
Activity in plain view is not the subject of
Videotaping on the public way is not
The Supreme Court of the United States
applies a balancing test.
It gives the police certain powers while
protecting the rights of citizens.
This has been a very brief and general
overview of this area of the law.