Pros And Cons Of The Constitution

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The constitution is the cornerstone to how the U.S. operates legally, unfortunately many times the government attempts to find loopholes and skirt around these pillars of America. An easy example is the 4th amendment, “protection from unreasonable searches and seizures”. Constantly the government and law enforcement attempt to push back the line of what the 4th amendment covers. A recent example is “stop-and-frisk” or the “Terry Stop”. This law allowed officers in New York City and other places in the country to stop people on the street based on “reasonable suspicion”, instead of a warrant, and search them for weapons and other criminal activity. While this law was ruled constitutional, I personally disagree with the court ruling. An officer

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