The Fourth Amendment Unreasonable search and seizures

The Text of the Fourth Amendment

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.

History About the Fourth Amendment 

This Amendment was added to the Bill of Rights on December 15, 1791. Based on the colonist in England they did not like the kings and his agents to come into people houses, that's why they created the fourth amendment. The Amendment means that they can't go on your property to search without a search warrant. This protects people's property . If they don't have a search warrant you don't have to let them into your house.

Supreme Court Case

The latest supreme court case about the fourth amendment was in Nebraska about searching for drugs using dogs. The name of the case was Rodriguez v. United States in 2015. The person was getting a ticket in their car when the police thought he smelled drugs. The cop wanted the drugs found in the car to be thrown out of court as evidence. The court found that a delay up to 10 minutes after the ticket writing was acceptable. The court said it was okay for the police to search the vehicle for drugs, but it wouldn't be okay for the police to search the house without a search warrant.


The Picture is explains the fourth amendments are and if they join him to make the law part of the bills of right it will make America great. This is related to this amendment because it's talking about no search and seizures. All these things would make a America great an that's why we have this law. The soldier is explaining The Fourth Amendment because he think it should be a law. With this law everyone's home will be protected if the police don't have a search warrant.
This photo is a police at the door and the person that lives their is saying he cant come in to the house to search without a search warrant because its the law. This is related to the Fourth amendment because there is a police at the door wanting to search their home and the person is not letting them in which is part of the amendment. Its showing that if the police doesn't have a search warrant they cant come in to search. If they do decide to come in to search they would be taken to supreme court.
The photo is trying to say that the fourth amendment is about having privacy of your house and your property and the smaller words are the things they cant search without a search warrant. The Fourth Amendment is an Expectation of privacy. All the little words surrounding the Expectation of Privacy are the things that they cant search without a search warrant.

Work Cited

Jack. Leaves in the Stream. N.p., n.d. Web. 22 Dec. 2016.


"History." Justia Law. N.p., n.d. Web. 22 Dec. 2016

"The 4th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution." National Constitution Center – The 4th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. N.p., n.d. Web. 23 Dec. 2016

Rodriguez v. United States 575 U.S. ___ (2015)." Justia Law. N.p., n.d. Web. 23 Dec. 2016

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