Andrew Guthrie Ferguson

American University Washington College of Law

Professor of Law

4300 Nebraska Avenue, NW

Washington, DC 20016

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (36)

1.

Predictive Policing and Reasonable Suspicion

62 Emory Law Journal 259 (2012)
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 02 May 2012 Last Revised: 12 Feb 2014
Andrew Guthrie Ferguson
American University Washington College of Law
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Fourth Amendment, reasonable suspicion, predictive policing, predictive, criminal procedure, probable cause, constitutional law

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Policing Predictive Policing

Washington University Law Review, Vol. 94, No. 5, 2017
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 18 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2017
Andrew Guthrie Ferguson
American University Washington College of Law
Downloads 2,308 (12,195)
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Big Data and Predictive Reasonable Suspicion

163 U. Pa. L. Rev. 327 (2015)
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 14 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2015
Andrew Guthrie Ferguson
American University Washington College of Law
Downloads 2,035 (14,875)
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Big Data, Fourth Amendment, reasonable suspicion, prediction, criminal procedure, criminal law, analytics

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Facial Recognition and the Fourth Amendment

105 Minnesota Law Review 1105 (2021)
Number of pages: 106 Posted: 25 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 18 Feb 2021
Andrew Guthrie Ferguson
American University Washington College of Law
Downloads 1,475 (24,517)
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Fourth Amendment, criminal procedure, policing, facial recognition, technology, AI, artifical intelligence, machine learning, police, race, bias, fairness

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Letter to a 1L on the First Day of Law School (Excerpt from 'The Law of Law School')

The Law of Law School: The Essential Guide for First-Year Law Students (NYU Press 2020)
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 20 May 2020
Andrew Guthrie Ferguson
American University Washington College of Law
Downloads 1,197 (33,327)

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law school, law, legal education, legal pedagogy, law administration, prelaw, 1L, legal methods, law school orientation

6.

Predictive Policing Theory

Chapter 24: The Cambridge Handbook of Policing in the United States (ed. Tamara Rice Lave & Eric J. Miller), Cambridge Univ. Press (2019) , American University, WCL Research Paper No. 2020-10
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 16 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2020
Andrew Guthrie Ferguson
American University Washington College of Law
Downloads 1,100 (37,548)
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The Internet of Things and the Fourth Amendment of Effects

104 Calif. L. Rev. 805 (2016)
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 15 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2017
Andrew Guthrie Ferguson
American University Washington College of Law
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Fourth Amendment, internet of things, IoT, effects, search, seizure, smart devices, sensor, surveillance

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The 'Smart' Fourth Amendment

102 Cornell L. Rev. 547 (2017)
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 22 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2017
Andrew Guthrie Ferguson
American University Washington College of Law
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fourth amendment, internet of things, search, data, smart data, curtilage, informational security

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Predictive Prosecution

Wake Forest Law Review, Symposium 2016
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 09 May 2016 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2016
Andrew Guthrie Ferguson
American University Washington College of Law
Downloads 541 (96,613)
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predictive policing, predictive prosecution, prosecution, prosecutor, police, heat list, intelligence led prosecution

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The Exclusionary Rule in the Age of Blue Data

72 Vanderbilt L. Rev. 561 (2019)
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 17 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2019
Andrew Guthrie Ferguson
American University Washington College of Law
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Fourth Amendment, Criminal Procedure, Exclusionary Rule, Big Data, Data, Surveillance, Privacy, Policing

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Big Data Prosecution and Brady

67 UCLA L. Rev. 4 (2020)
Number of pages: 87 Posted: 07 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2020
Andrew Guthrie Ferguson
American University Washington College of Law
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The Big Data Jury

91 Notre Dame L. Rev. 935 (2016)
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 07 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2016
Andrew Guthrie Ferguson
American University Washington College of Law
Downloads 468 (115,133)
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jury, jury selection, Batson, big data, technology, criminal procedure, courts, jury yield, jury venire, juror

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Illuminating Black Data Policing

15 Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law 503 (2018)
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 17 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2020
Andrew Guthrie Ferguson
American University Washington College of Law
Downloads 460 (117,529)

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Police, Big Data, Policing, Race, Bias, Transparency, Constitutional Law, Technology

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Why Digital Policing is Different

83 Ohio St. L. J. 817 (2022), American University, WCL Research Paper 2022-22
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 16 Jun 2022 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2023
Andrew Guthrie Ferguson
American University Washington College of Law
Downloads 451 (120,288)

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Criminal procedure, fourth amendment, surveillance, criminal law, privacy, police, policing, digital, technology, search, Carpenter, Katz

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Trial by Google: Judicial Notice in the Information Age

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 108, p. 1137, 2014
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 28 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2014
Jeffrey Bellin and Andrew Guthrie Ferguson
William & Mary Law School and American University Washington College of Law
Downloads 436 (125,192)

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judicial notice, evidence, criminal procedure, internet, Google

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The 'High-Crime Area' Question: Requiring Verifiable and Quantifiable Evidence for Fourth Amendment Reasonable Suspicion Analysis

American University Law Review, Vol. 57, pp. 1587-1644, 2008
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 18 Sep 2008
Andrew Guthrie Ferguson and Damien Bernache
American University Washington College of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 421 (130,706)
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Fourth Amendment, reasonable suspicion, probable cause, Terry, Terry stop, high crime area, high-crime, high drug area, crime mapping, data driven policing, technology and crime, civil rights, constitutional law, search and seizure, Wardlow

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Policing Criminal Justice Data

101 Minnesota Law Review 541 (2016), FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 799
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 11 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2019
Wayne A. Logan and Andrew Guthrie Ferguson
Florida State University - College of Law and American University Washington College of Law
Downloads 417 (131,812)
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data, police, false arest, big data, criminal justice system

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Crime Mapping and the Fourth Amendment: Redrawing ‘High Crime Areas’

Hastings Law Journal, Vol. 63, No. 1, 2011
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 07 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2011
Andrew Guthrie Ferguson
American University Washington College of Law
Downloads 395 (140,264)
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Criminal Procedure, Fourth Amendment, High Crime Area, Search and Seizure, GIS Technology, Crime Mapping, Reasonable Suspicion

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Defending Data

88 Southern California Law Review 1057 (2015), Tulane Public Law Research Paper No. 13-14
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 18 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2019
Pamela R. Metzger and Andrew Guthrie Ferguson
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law and American University Washington College of Law
Downloads 354 (158,429)
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data analysis, criminal defense, Gideon, indigent defense, evidence-based, big data, systems approach

20.

Courts Without Court

75 Vanderbilt L. Rev. 1761 (2022), American University, WCL Research Paper 2022-03
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 09 Mar 2022 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2022
Andrew Guthrie Ferguson
American University Washington College of Law
Downloads 339 (165,922)

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criminal procedure, criminal law, virtual courts, courts, court administration, judges, punishment, incarceration

21.

Persistent Surveillance

Alabama Law Review, Forthcoming, American University, WCL Research Paper 2022-10
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 08 Apr 2022 Last Revised: 28 Nov 2022
Andrew Guthrie Ferguson
American University Washington College of Law
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Fourth Amendment, technology, surveillance, police, big data, search, seizure, criminal law, criminal procedure, constitution

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Carpenter v. United States: Brief of Scholars of Criminal Procedure and Privacy as Amici Curiae in Support of Petitioner

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 17 Aug 2017
Andrew Guthrie Ferguson
American University Washington College of Law
Downloads 308 (183,658)

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Fourth Amendment, cell site, Supreme Court, Carpenter, search, seizure, police, technology, third party doctrine, tracking, big data policing

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Digital Rummaging

Washington University Law Review, Vol. 101, No. 5, Forthcoming 2024
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 08 Mar 2023 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2024
Andrew Guthrie Ferguson
American University Washington College of Law
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Surveillance and the Tyrant Test

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 110, No. 2, 2021
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 28 Jan 2022
Andrew Guthrie Ferguson
American University Washington College of Law
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The Miranda App: Metaphor and Machine

97 Boston University Law Review 935 (2017)., Univ. of San Francisco Law Research Paper No. 2017-04
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 27 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2017
Andrew Guthrie Ferguson and Richard A. Leo
American University Washington College of Law and University of San Francisco
Downloads 265 (214,473)

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Miranda v. Arizona, Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Police Interrogation, Law Enforcement, Criminal Justice, Miranda App

26.

Structural Sensor Surveillance

106 Iowa Law Review 47 (2020)
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 16 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 18 Feb 2021
Andrew Guthrie Ferguson
American University Washington College of Law
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Fourth Amendment, Smart Cities, Sensors, Sensorveillance, Police, Privacy, Surveillance, Criminal Justice, Criminal Procedure, Technology, Searches

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The Jury As Constitutional Identity

47 U.C. Davis Law Review 1105 (2014)
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 22 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 23 Apr 2014
Andrew Guthrie Ferguson
American University Washington College of Law
Downloads 222 (254,882)
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LAWn Signs: A Fourth Amendment for Constitutional Curmudgeons

13 Ohio St. J. Crim. L. 487 (2016)
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 07 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2016
Andrew Guthrie Ferguson and Stephen E. Henderson
American University Washington College of Law and University of Oklahoma - College of Law
Downloads 219 (258,153)

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fourth amendment, bill of rights, search, seizure, privacy, jardines, expectation of privacy

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Personal Curtilage: Fourth Amendment Security in Public

55 William & Mary Law Review 1283 (2014)
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 10 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 23 Apr 2014
Andrew Guthrie Ferguson
American University Washington College of Law
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Fourth Amendment, search, technology, search, seizure, privacy, security

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Constitutional Culpability: Questioning the New Exclusionary Rules

66 Fla. L. Rev. 623 (2014)
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 15 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2014
Andrew Guthrie Ferguson
American University Washington College of Law
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Exclusionary rule, Fourth Amendment, criminal procedure, suppression, Herring, Davis, Hudson, trial

31.

Jury Instructions as Constitutional Education

University of Colorado Law Review, Volume 84, Issue 2 2013
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 01 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2013
Andrew Guthrie Ferguson
American University Washington College of Law
Downloads 186 (299,658)

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jury, jury service, jury duty, jury instructions, constitution, constitutional education, constitutional literacy, juror

32.

Digital Habit Evidence

Duke Law Journal, Forthcoming, American University, WCL Research Paper 2022-04
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 09 Mar 2022 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2022
Andrew Guthrie Ferguson
American University Washington College of Law
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The Dialogue Approach to Miranda Warnings and Waiver

49 Am. Crim. L. Rev. 1437 (2012)
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 27 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 23 Apr 2014
Andrew Guthrie Ferguson
American University Washington College of Law
Downloads 164 (334,527)

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Miranda, miranda waiver, confession, vulnerable suspects, Fifth Amendment, Berghuis

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Big Data Distortions: Exploring the Limits of the ABA LEATPR Standards

66 Oklahoma Law Review 831 (2014)
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 27 Aug 2014
Andrew Guthrie Ferguson
American University Washington College of Law
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big data, fourth amendment, ABA, law enforcement standards, third party doctrine, LEATPR

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Video Analytics and Fourth Amendment Vision

Texas Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 23 Mar 2024
Andrew Guthrie Ferguson
American University Washington College of Law
Downloads 119 (434,067)

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Fourth Amendment, video analytics, computer vision, search, seizure, privacy, policing, police, surveillance, criminal law, criminal procedure

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Chapter: "Blue Data" (Excerpt from "The Rise of Big Data Policing: Surveillance, Race, and the Future of Law Enforcement")

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 Nov 2021
Andrew Guthrie Ferguson
American University Washington College of Law
Downloads 105 (472,914)

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police misconduct, police data, stops and frisks, police accountability, fourth amendment