The Amendment And The Fourth Amendment Essay

1272 Words Sep 28th, 2015 6 Pages
Have you ever wondered if the Fourth Amendment is followed by the law enforcement? Turning to the Fourth Amendment itself it reads “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 person or things to be seized.” The topics that will be addressed today are protecting personal privacy, supreme court narrows right to object to a police search of suspects home, The Fourth Amendment and faulty originalism, and high court expands power to search. Citizens’ right to personal privacy should be kept by not searching any of their property until proven guilty of crime.
“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 person or things to be seized.” This saying protects your rights to personal privacy. The weight given personal privacy also was recognized in Ybarra vs Illinois, a case involving the execution of a search warrant at a public tavern and the bartender for evidence relating to the possession of narcotics (Bulzomi 26-31). This shows how important your personal privacy is but there…

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