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The Fourth Amendment

            "The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizure, 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."" I think the Fourth Amendment is a confusing amendment. Many people misunderstand it. What does unreasonable mean here? Well I think, it means when the reason for a warrant doesn't make sense and isn't based on probable cause, which is the thoughts of everyday people/average person. The Fourth Amendment should protect everyone from illegal searches. I don't think an individual can be stopped or detained just because he or she fits a certain criminal profile. Looking suspicious is a lame and unreasonable excuse. .
             Among the rights protected by the fourth Amendment are freedom from unreasonable searches and seizures and certain other arrest activities of law enforcement officials. Any search of the person, home, automobile, and any other belongings without probable cause' or a valid search warrant is an invasion of privacy. In 1967, the Supreme Court broadened the prohibition against electronic eavesdropping and wiretapping, which is now illegal without a valid warrant. Sometimes some courts have only ruled that evidence obtained was inadmissible. A police officer may enter a person's home with a search warrant, which allows the officer to look for evidence that could convict someone of .
             committing a crime. But before searching someone, the police officer or whoever will do the searching has to tell the person a warning called the "Ferrier Warning-. This warning says that you have the right to refuse even when they have a search warrant; if you do consent the search, you have the right to take away you permission anytime you want; right to limit the scope of the permission; and anything we find can be used against you.

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