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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‚ take

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  • The Fourth Amendment

    Abstract This paper will investigate the fourth amendment‚ unlawful search and seizure‚ and will explain what is considered to be unlawful and what is not. This paper will also discuss the right of privacy that Americans are entitled to as citizens of the United States. Events that have marked history in regards to the fourth amendment will also be explored‚ explaining the nature of searches and the key components that coincide. The court ruling in the historic case of Arizona vs. Gant will be

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  • The Fourth Amendment

    Please read: a personal appeal from Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales Read now Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution The Bill of Rights in the National Archives. The Fourth Amendment (Amendment IV) to the United States Constitution is the part of the Bill of Rights which guards against unreasonable searches and seizures‚ along with requiring any warrant to be judicially sanctioned and supported by probable cause. It was adopted as a response to the abuse of the writ of assistance

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  • Fourth Amendment

    The Fourth Amendment The Fourth Amendment of the United States of America constitution reads as follows; 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. It was ratified into the Bill of Rights on December 15th‚ 1791

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  • The Fourth Amendment

    I. THE FOURTH AMENDMENT SHOULD CONTROL MALICIOUS PROSECUTION CLAIMS INVOLVING PRETRAIL DETENTIONS WITHOUT PROBABLE CAUSE Years ago this Court instructed that the Fourth Amendment should be used to analyze allegedly unconstitutional “detention[s] of suspects pending trial.” Gerstein v. Pugh‚ 420 U.S. 103‚ 125 n.27 (1975). Since then this Court has reaffirmed that the “detention of criminal suspects” is “governed by the provisions of the Fourth Amendment.” Albright v. Oliver‚ 510 U.S. 266‚ 274 (1994)

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  • Fourth Amendment

    In this essay I will be discussing The Fourth Amendment rights as they pertain to search and seizure‚ with and without warrants and why they are so important. The Fourth Amendment guarantees the right of the people to be secure by their persons‚ houses‚ papers and effects against unreasonable searches and seizures‚ shall not be violated and no warrants shall be issued but upon probable cause. Supported by oath or affirmation‚ and particularly by describing the place to be searched and

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  • Fourth Amendment

    in the trial. Procedural History: Kratz moved to have the evidence squashed under the fourth amendment‚ but was denied. Kratz appealed to the appeals committee stating evidence was admissible because there was no entrance into his home to get the recordings Issue: Is the government’s evidence enough that a jury could‚ without a reasonable doubt‚ charge Kratz with the crime at hand? Rule: The fourth amendment protects against unlawful searches and seizures‚ and follows a person not a place. Analysis:

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  • Fourth Amendment Exceptions

    The Fourth Amendment to the Constitution states that people have the right "to be secure in their persons‚ houses‚ papers‚ and effects‚ against unreasonable searches and seizures‚" but the issue at hand here is whether this also applies to the searches of open fields and of objects in plain view and whether the fourth amendment provides protection over these as well. In order to reaffirm the courts’ decision on this matter I will be relating their decisions in the cases of Oliver v. United States

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  • evolution of the fourth amendment

    “Evolution of the Fourth Amendment” Week Six Assignment Criminal Law By Robert Schmitz 10/13/2013 The fourth Amendment of the United States Constitution states that every person has the right to “be secure in their persons‚ houses‚ papers and effects against unreasonable search and seizure.”(Brooks). However‚ this right was not always protected in court‚ criminal defendants would have to sit and watch as evidence was still

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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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