Amendment Four

A-Amendment four prevents the government from unreasonable search and seizure of the property of us citizens.

M-Many municipal police forces have engaged in aggressive use of ” stop and frisk.”

E-Early court decisions limited the amendments scope to a law enforcement officer’s physical intrusion onto private property,but with katz v. united states (1967), the supreme court held that its protections,such as the warrant requirement,extend to the privacy of individuals as well as physical locations.

N-New York city made the changes

D-Difficult questions today is what constitutes a ”search.”

M-Making changes makes peace

E-Established in weeks v. united states (1914), this rule holds that evidence obtained through a fourth amendment violations is genrally inadmissable at criminal trails.

N-No amendments changed.

T-This means that the police can’t search you or your house without a warrant or problem cause.


F-Fourth amendment was apart of the bill of rights that was added to the constitution on December 15, 1791.

O-On March 1, 1792, secratary of state thomas Jefferson anouced  the adoption of the amendment.

U-Under the fourth amendment, search and sezuire (including arrest) should be limited in scope according to specific information supplied to the issuing court,usally by a law enforcement officer who has sworn by it.

R-Requires the government to have a warrant that was issued by a judge and based on probally cause.