This Note discusses the concept of standing as it relates to the fulfillment of the purposes of the exclusionary rule. It also discusses the relationship of privacy and property interests as they are used by the Court to define the scope of fourth amendment protections.

I. Introduction

II. The Facts of Rakas

III. Historical Background

IV. Analysis of the Decision … A. The Fall of Standing … 1. Rejection of a Target Theory of Standing … 2. Demise of “Legitimate Presence” Test … B. “Reasonable Expectations” after Rakas

V. The Concurrence and Dissent

VI. A Recommended Solution

VII. Conclusion