Tuesday, January 8, 2008

Your Rights: Search and Seizure

Your Rights: Search and Seizure
The Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution protects citizens and criminal suspects from unreasonable searches of their property and persons, and prohibits police officers from making unlawful arrests ("seizures"). Click on the links below for in-depth information on search and seizure rights.
"Search and Seizure" Basics:
"Search and Seizure" and the Fourth Amendment
Understanding Search and Seizure Law
Searches and Seizures FAQ
Search and Seizure and the Fourth Amendment In-Depth:
Knowing When an Arrest is Legal
When the Fourth Amendment Applies
Search Warrants: What They Are and When They're Necessary
The Fourth Amendment Warrant Requirement
The "Reasonableness" Requirement
The Fourth Amendment and the "Exclusionary Rule"
U.S. Constitution: The Fourth Amendment
Sample State Court Decisions on "Search and Seizure"

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