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Fourth Amendment To The United States Constitution

"The United States Constitution is a healthy document which still serves our nation exceptionally well and does not need drastic change or revision." Since June twenty first of 1788, when the United States Constitution was ratified in Washington D.C. it has been considered The Law of the Land. Ever since that date, we have followed those rules as the Federal law and overall “ruling” of our lives. For almost two hundred twenty four years, this has been what our country has been following to this...

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Fourth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution

What is the 4th Amendment? The 4th Amendment is part of the Bill of Rights that prohibits unreasonable searches and seizures and requires any warrant to be judicially sanctioned and supported by probable cause. What are some concerns a crime scene investigator or detective should be aware of? Some concerns a crime scene investigator should be aware of include paying attention to details and watching their surroundings. Photography everything because you can never have too many photos,...

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Importance Of The Fourth Amendment

The Constitution of the United States provides for a system of checks and balance among the legislative, judicial and executive branches of the government. There are 33 amendments to the United States Constitution that Congress proposed as ratification since the Constitution was in effect since 1789. The fourth amendment to the United States Constitution declares that people must be secure in their homes and their persons against unreasonable searches and seizures. Additionally, the fourth amendment...

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4th Amendment Vs Fourth Amendment

device to a car and track its movement. The case United States V. Jones, suggested that the Fourth Amendment must continue to protect against government intrusions. Any use of a tracking device without a warrant would be highly risky for law enforcement All citizens of The United States deserve their privacy, but in those emergency situations where you have to invade someone’s privacy for the greater good of others than that’s acceptable. The Fourth Amendment offers and important safeguard against unjustified...

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The Importance Of The Fourth Amendment

(Does the Government). As the government states they are permitted to collect any Americans communications The Fourth Amendment protects your privacy, for instance the police cannot search personal properties. Due to the definition of "the right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers,” it makes people feel secure (Legal Information). In addition, it prevents all irrelevant searches that are not useful. On the other hand the Fourth Amendment makes it challenging for law enforcement...

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The History and Significance of the Fourth Amendment

SIGNIFICANCE OF THE FOURTH AMENDMENT "The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized." -Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution (4) A search as described in the Constitution is defined as when...

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Essay On Fourth Amendment

feeling that is supposed to come with being a United States citizen. Not all people feel secure and safe in the United States, but something that helps people feel more secure is the fourth amendment, which prohibits search and seizure of a person or property without a warrant. The amendment preserves the privacy of the people because it makes sure that no one can just search you or your house, unless of course, there is a good reason. The fourth amendment also protects peoples’ personal property because...

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The Fourth Amendment: New Jersey vs. T.L.O.

The Fourth Amendment to the constitution protects United States citizens from unreasonable searches and seizures. Our forefathers recognized the harm and abuses that occurred in the colonies to innocent people by the British, and they made sure to write protections into the U.S. Constitution. Fearing the police state that any nation has the potential to become and recognizing that freedom and liberty is meaningless when victimization by the police is a real and foreboding threat the Fourth Amendment...

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United States Constitution and Dwight Dexter Case

The Supreme Court of the United States Dexter (Petitioner) v. Michigan State Prosecutor (Respondent) On Writ of Certiorari To the Supreme Court of the United States BRIEF AMICUS CURIAE OF THE Criminal Bar Association In Support of Petitioner Dwight Dexter’s rights were not upheld in criminal justice system. Sheriff Dodd had searched Dwight’s car without a warrant or consent, violating Dwight's protection from search and seizure stated in the Fourth Amendment. In addition to this, Randolph...

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Essay On The Fourth Amendment

The statement, “The Fourth Amendment protects people, not places,” is one of the most controversial statements in Criminal Procedure. The amendment’s purpose is to secure individuals’ rights to privacy within their houses, papers, and defends them against unreasonable searches and seizures. However, to what extent does the law preserve a person’s privacy? The Law of Search and Seizure and the Search Warrant, give the government strict to stipulations as to how they are able to rightfully obtain information...

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