Fourth Amendment

Doc's CJ Glossary by Adam J. McKee
Course: Introduction / Policing / Procedural Law

The Fourth Amendment is an Amendment to the U.S. Constitution that prohibits unreasonable searches, seizures, and arrests.

“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.”


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Last Modified: 07/06/2021

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