The Fourth Amendment Analysis

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To expound on the process of the Fourth Amendment, we must recognize and interpret its meaning. The Fourth Amendment is the protection of our citizen privacy against certain governmental interferences (Bohm & Haley, 2014, p. 105). The procedural rights of The Fourth Amendment are the search and seizure of citizens property and/or person in violation of the criminal law, with a meaningful interference by the government. There has to be probable cause. A search and seizure have to be within reason, with a descriptive warrant explaining exactly what is to be searched and seized, signed by a judge. Search and seizure without a warrant can be conducted if the citizen volunteer permission. The Fourth Amendment is used when one feels their rights are offended.
The Fifth Amendment is the protection against the incrimination of self. Within a criminal case, the individual cannot be a
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121), however, parts of a trial can be closed if there should be an undercover informant. One has the right to have an impartial jury, unbiased with a jury trial. The Sixth Amendment assures a specific location or venue as to where the crime was committed, the trial must take place within that location. A suspect has the right to know why they are being held. The defendant has the right to be present during the trial to confront the opposing witness. The Sixth Amendment gives the right to counsel, to a lawyer or court-appointed attorney.
The Eighteenth Amendment is the protection against excessive bails and fines. This Amendment also protects individuals against cruel and usual punishment (Bohm & Haley, 2014, p. 125). "In 1996, the Supreme Court handed down Whren v. the United States, which prohibits inquiry into police officers' subjective motivations in conducting a search or seizure when there is reasonable suspicion or probable cause on which to base the search" (Yeomans, 2015,

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