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Criminal Resource Manual 257 Voice Exemplars -- Search And Seizure

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Voice Exemplars—Search and Seizure

Once there has been a lawful "seizure" of the "person," the taking of a voice exemplar involves no Fourth Amendment consideration. No expectation of privacy exists as to a person's voice because it is a physical characteristic which is constantly exposed to the public. See United States v. Dionisio, supra.
Updated February 19, 2015