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  • Fourth Amendment

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    Framers created the amendment process. In 1791, congress proposed twelve changes to the Constitution. Ten of the twelve changes were agreed to by the states and were called “The Bill of Rights.” Some of these rights include the right of free speech, the right to practice your own religion and the right to be silent if you are arrested. The amendment that raises my own eye is the Search and Seizures Clause of the Fourth Amendment. Like most of the Bill of Rights, the Fourth Amendment has its origins

  • The Fourth Amendment

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    and the persons or things to be seized.” –U.S. Constitutional Amendments Preface I choose the fourth amendment for two reasons: - It recognizes a right that, inevitably, cannot be taken away from a person. - It was not written out of spite, but out of experience. I personally feel like this is an issue that, had there not been a provision in the Constitution, would have created some serious issues with the colonists. The Fourth Amendment also almost gives the idea that there should be no problem with

  • The Fourth Amendment And The Fifth Amendment

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    citizens their Fourth Amendment right. Fifth Amendment Our Fifth Amendment discusses due process, self-incrimination, double jeopardy and eminent domain. Consider this Amendment as a safeguard stating no person shall be under pressure to answer for any crime, unless he or she is under the indictment of a grand jury (Abadinsky, 2008). The only exception to the Fifth Amendment would be the cases involving any military or militia presently servicing or during war times. Our Fifth Amendment also states;

  • The Fourth Amendment Of The Constitution

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    The Fourth Amendment of the Constitution pertains to search and seizure and exists in order to protect citizens of the United States from unreasonable inquiries and detainment. The exact wording of the Fourth Amendment is 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 Codification of the Fourth Amendment

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    The most difficult problem that arises for the courts because of technology is the codification of the Fourth Amendment to apply to technological change and progress. The vast changes technology brings to surveillance, security, and data collection offer a challenge to courts in classifying these new technologies and monitoring their use within the limits of the Fourth Amendment. The Fourth Amendment states that people have the right to be “secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against

  • The Fourth Amendment to the Constitution

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    The Fourth Amendment to the Constitution states that individuals have the right "to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and impacts, against outlandish looks and seizures," however the issue close by here is if this additionally applies to the pursuits of open fields and of articles in plain view and if the fourth correction gives insurance over these too. To reaffirm the courts' choice on this matter I will be identifying their choices in the instances of Oliver v. United States (1984),

  • Fourth Amendment Essay

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    In the American constitution the fourth amendment 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. The fourth amendment protects personal privacy and every citizen’s right to be free from unreasonable

  • Essay On The Fourth Amendment

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    2014 The Fourth Amendment. Society has the right to be protected from all criminal behavior, ever since the constitution was first created society has had this right, but the means used to restrict and control this criminal activity must be lawful and constitutional. No matter the hassle or strife, no one should be jailed without protection of their basic rights. Our right to keep people out of our homes and be left alone by the government is a precious freedom. This is the role of the fourth amendment

  • Fourth Amendment Essay

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    THE FOURTH AMMENDMENT The Fourth Amendment, protects people from unreasonable searches and seizures by the government. It is the basis for the establishment of an individual's right to privacy. It does not prohibit searches and seizures. It instead prevents those that would be unreasonable. In order to be lawful, a warrant must be judicially sanctioned. Probable cause must be attested to in the acquisition of a warrant to perform the search and/or seizure. And, the warrant must be limited

  • Fourth Amendment Essay

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    Common Fourth Amendment Exception The Constitution of the United States of America protects people’s rights because it limits the power of government against its people. Those rights guaranteed in the Constitution are better known as the Bill of Rights. Within these rights, the Fourth Amendment protects “the right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects against unreasonable search and seizures […]” (Knetzger & Muraski, 2008). According to the Fourth Amendment, a search

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