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Right to Privacy

The right not to be violated without one's consent. For example, the right to privacy includes the right to be secure in one's own person or home. The right to privacy in guaranteed in many jurisdictions. Other jurisdictions that do not explicitly provide a right to privacy may provide some protections. For example, a government may prohibit searches in a private area without a warrant.
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The idea that danger to self or others supersedes clients' rights to privacy and confidentiality is accepted in both the ethical standards and legal concepts that govern counseling practice.
151) Two states embraced rights to privacy long before the Supreme Court, and all three state courts provided a thicker philosophical justification, each with a slightly different emphasis.
A San Francisco trial judge in 1991 found that the legislation violated teen-agers' rights to privacy and equal protection, and an appellate court upheld the ruling three years later.
Assemblywoman Patty Berg (D-Eureka), one of the bill's co-authors, told the Los Angeles Times that her bill "is about whether you will uphold our civil rights to privacy.
The executrix for the estate of' an arrestee who committed suicide after an officer threatened to disclose his suspected sexual orientation brought a 1983 action asserting violations of the arrestee's rights to privacy and equal protection rights.
These killers lost any rights to privacy when they robbed their victims of their lives.
Ann Brick, an attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California, said the program could violate students' rights to privacy.
However, the cases dealing with the constitutional rights to privacy and association do not support such an across the board prohibition.