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Biometric characteristics and the fourth amendment

Identify one biometric characteristic other than fingerprints (e.g., eye scanning, facial scanning, etc.) and explain how the Fourth Amendment would apply to the collection of that data.
Under what circumstances might law enforcement be able to compel the collection of other biometric data?
Why would the collection of those biometric data be considered reasonable?
Include references for any sources used

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http://www.forensicmag.com/articles/2010/10/facial-recognition-valuable-tool-law-enforcement

http://www.networkworld.com/article/2221971/microsoft-subnet/you-consent-to-a-search-if-a-camera-sees-you--facial-recognition-vs-4th-amendment.html
Identify one biometric characteristic other than fingerprints (e.g., eye scanning, facial scanning, etc.) and explain how the Fourth Amendment would apply to the collection of that data.

In reference to the Fourth Amendment, it is not clear whether or not facial recognition violates citizen's constitutional rights. The argument can be made that because of the consent exception in the Fourth Amendment wherein individuals in public places ...

Solution Summary

The expert identifies a biometric characteristic other than fingerprints. How the fourth amendment would apply to the collection of the data is determined. The circumstances which law enforcement might be able to compel the collection of other biometric data is determined.

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