The 5th Amendment : The Right Of The People Essay

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The 4th amendment: 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. No, the policy that the school adopted to allow school administrators to take and check the phones of students they suspect of committing crimes does not appear to be in alignment with the 4th amendment. Because “suspect” could be anything, in the 4th amendment it basically states no “suspecting” before taking action, you better know. The courts have allowed schools to search students if reasonable, but a synonym of reasonable is, logical, that is, (to say) if the school has logical and provable inclinations to search a student they may.
However, the new policy seems to indicate that an administrator could simply be thinking negative covertly about a student and as a result take that student’s phone and search its’ contents without any legitimate proof of overt misconduct being committed by the student. As a result, many students could end up jailed or expelled therefore if that is the case any misconduct uncovered by unwarranted search and seizures of students cell phones should be inadmissible in regard to any consequences that student should face.
A policy like that one will only encourage abuse of power in schools, after…

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