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The Fourth amendment to the Constitution Amendment 4 - Search and Seizure. Ratified 12/15/1791. The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, an…d 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. No unreasonable searches can be made unless they have a warrant or a written statement saying they can do the search in the house The fourth amendment of the Constitution is part of the Bill of Rights and basically guards against unreasonable searches and seizures. It's the reason people on like CSI can't go inside someone's house or search their car without a warrant. Unless the police have probable cause against you, they cannot search or arrest you without a warrant. The amendment specifically requires search and arrest warrants be judicially sanctioned and supported by probably cause . It was adopted as a response to the abuse of the writ of assistance , which is a type of general search warrant , in the American revolution . Search and arrest should be limited in scope according to specific information supplied to the issuing court , usually by a law enforcement officer , who has sworn by it . Protects Americans "against unreasonable searches and seizures " The fouth amendement states that we the citizens should protect individuals against unreasanble searches and seizures The fourth amendment protects citizens from unreasonable searches and seizures (a legal procedure where, if the police or other authorities suspect a crime has been committed, they can search a person's property to get evidence). In addition, it also requires search and arrest warrants to be judicially sanctioned and supported by probable cause (the standard by which officers have the grounds to arrest someone). George Washington The 4th Amendment was important back then, because the British had the right to invade colonists homes and seize and/or charge the person with crime. The founding fathers wanted to protect the citizens in the future.This is important now because people can go on with their daily lives w/o the fear of government interfering. (:
the house of congress proposed the amendment number four
To make sure people of America have equal rights. An amendment to the Constitution is a change that can add to the Constitution or change an older part of i…t. An amendment can even overturn a previous amendment, as the 21st did to the 18th(prohibition). There are a few methods to amend the Constitution, but the most common is to pass an amendment through the Congress, on a two-thirds vote. After that, the amendment goes to the states, and if three-quarters of the states pass the amendment, it is considered a part of the Constitution - it has been ratified. An amendment does not have anything to do with equality. The rights spelled out by the constitution are only the reaffirmation, and legal definitions of certain rights.
The fourth amendment protects people from unreasonable searches and seizures. (unnecessary searches and seizures of property of belongings)
The Fourth Amendment protect citizens against unreasonable searches and seizures.
Right of search and seizure regulated 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.
to protect the rights of the citizens. A: While it would be valid to say that the constitution is to protect the rights of the citizens. The first 10 amendments (The …Bill of Rights) was designed to protect the rights of the citizens. Additional amendments can be defined as either further clarifying citizen's rights, or updating major constitutional issues or further defining the federal government organization. It essentially provides a template for all US law, and by definition is the set of laws that can not be declared unconstitutional. While Congress can pass laws to support or clarify constitutional law, they are also the set of laws that Congress lacks the authority to directly modify, and thus provides a check on the powers of the Federal Governmental Bodies.
to protect against unreasonable searches and seizures. (seizures are stuff seized from the warrant.
The fourth amendment protects you against unfair searches and seizures, and searches without warrant or probable cause.
the fourth amendment IS still used today, just not as much. nowadays no one can come to your house and search it, of a police man does that, you have the right to keep the…m out of the house and not allow them to enter.
Unreasonable searches without a warrent
guards against unreasonable searches and seizures. The amendment specifically also requires search and arrest warrants be judicially sanctioned and supported by probable cause
The 4th Amendment does not in itself provide remedies, however, the Supreme Court has determined that the only way to enforce any of the Bill of Rights in criminal cases, is b…y use of the exclusionary rule. Therefore, any information that is obtained as a result of an unlawful search or seizure is excluded from evidence and cannot be used at trial. This will typically be determined by the judge prior to trial in a motion to suppress hearing.
Does the fourth amendment allows search warrants to be issued for specific purposes looking for a specific item or items that are thought to be illegal?
In Civil Rights
Amendments 1- freedom of religion press speech. 2- right to bear arms. 4- search and seizure of propety.
The fourth amendment of the American Constitution protects the American people against unwarranted search and seizure of a home or property. Doing so will violate the amendmen…t and put the prosecutor in jail, or without a job (in police officer's cases).