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Title

  • Main Title Constitutional Analysis of Suspicionless Drug Testing Requirements for the Receipt of Governmental Benefits

Creator

  • Author: Carpenter, David H.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Legislative Attorney

Publisher

  • Name: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.

Date

  • Creation: 2015-03-06

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: This report provides an overview of the Fourth Amendment in order to effectively evaluate the constitutionality of laws requiring suspicionless drug tests to receive governmental benefits. It then reviews five Supreme Court decisions that have evaluated these programs. The report concludes with a synthesis of the various factors that likely will be important to a future court's assessment of the constitutionality of these laws.
  • Physical Description: 18 pages.

Subject

  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Drug testing
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Drug abuse
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Labor

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States

Collection

  • Name: Congressional Research Service Reports
    Code: CRSR

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • CRS Report Number: R42326
  • Accession or Local Control No: R42326_2015Mar06
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc503493