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  • The Fourth Amendment Of The Fourth Amendment

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    When the colonists established the bill of rights in the 18th century, the fourth amendment seemed unambiguous. The government needed to respect the right for people to be “secure in their persons, house, papers and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures and not be violated, and no warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause.” The difference between today and eighteenth century is that many more situations have come up that weren’t around during the eighteenth century. New technologies

  • The Fourth Amendment

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    The Fourth Amendment is part of the Bill of Rights which was established in the seventeenth and eighteenth century English common law. Aside from the rest of the amendments in the Bill of Rights the Fourth Amendment can be traced back to a strong public reaction from some cases back in the 1760s. Two of these cases happened in England and one case happened in the colonies. These cases involved some pamphleteers who would pass out pamphlets to the public in order to spread their word around. These

  • The Fourth Amendment

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    STANDARD OF REVIEW The Fourth Amendment protects citizens from unreasonable search and seizures. (People v. Williams 20 Cal.4th 125.) A defendant may move to suppress as evidence any tangible or intangible thing obtained as a result of an unreasonable search and seizure without a warrant. (Penal Code §1538.5(a)(1)(A).) Warrantless searches and seizures are presumptively unreasonable. (Williams, supra, 20 Cal.4th 119; see also Minnesota v. Dickerson (1993) 508 U.S. 366 (stating searches and seizures

  • The Fourth Amendment

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    Government 2017-2018 Fourth Amendment Critical Analysis Paper #2 De’Andre Patton Ivory Johnson November 17, 2017 Introduction The Fourth Amendment is one of the Constitution of the United States. The Fourth Amendment was amended in 1791 to the Constitution of our country, it is part of the Bill of Rights, that have forbidden unreasonable searches and seizures of individuals and property ( The Fourth Amendment Constitution of the

  • The Fourth Amendment

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    The Fourth Amendment was added on December 15, 1791, and ensured that it would protect citizens from arbitrary invasions, unlawful detainments, and a citizen’s right to privacy in the United States. Throughout modern America, the Fourth would should up in various landmark court cases around the country and establish itself as one of the most fundamental rights a person can possess. Citizens have the right to feel safe in their homes, as well as being safe around their own town, but what would happen

  • The Fourth Amendment

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    History of the Fourth Amendment Envision a party where there are people drinking and using drugs. The music is loud, and people are getting intense hallucinations. The neighbors disturbed by the ruckus called the authorities reporting substance use by minors. Police soon arrive soon and search the house and look around, but can the police search the house without a warrant? Would this be legal? The Fourth Amendment, with the precedent set by the Fourth Amendment viable circumstances search and seizure

  • The On The Fourth Amendment

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    The Fourth Amendment generally requires a warrant for the search and seizure of personal property, but no warrant is necessary when the owner voluntarily consents to the search or seizure. However, an owner may revoke his or her permission prior to the completion of the search, and the court admits the evidence found prior to the owner revoking consent. The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit has repeatedly held that the government may search a photocopy of a document after

  • The Fourth Amendment And The 4th Amendment

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    of the castle is left with nothing to hold as his own. Americans right to be secure is the moat surrounding their castle, it guarantees Americans protection against unreasonable search and seizure. The right to be secure is guaranteed in the 4th amendment of the Bill of Rights, which is a section of the U.S. Constitution listing a citizens guaranteed rights. The U.S. Constitution was written in 1787 but lacked the support required to be ratified; as it needed support from 9 of the 13 states prior

  • The 4th Amendment And The Fourth Amendment

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    updated and current for all future generations to live by. Within the US Constitution, Congress passed the Fourth Amendment in 1789 to protect people from unreasonable search and seizure by the government. In the 21st century, the use of computer and mobile devices has expanded at an exponential rate and has left many grey areas. The purpose of this paper is to explore the Fourth Amendment as it pertains to data encryption on mobile devices, and to discuss whether the government has the constitutional

  • The Second Amendment And The Fourth Amendment

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    infringement of the fourth. Using the lessons learned from history, the framers of the constitutions created the fourth amendment, which protects from unreasonable searches, and the fifth amendment, which prevents a person from incriminating himself or herself, to create a government with just laws, but with the advancement in technology, the fourth amendment needs to expand its policies to fit the changes in modern society. Drawing from lessons of history, the framers created the Fifth Amendment which protects