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- Amdt4.1 Search and Seizure
- Amdt4.1.1 History and Scope of the Amendment
- Amdt4.1.2 Searches and Seizures Pursuant to Warrant
- Amdt4.1.3 Valid Searches and Seizures Without Warrants
- Amdt4.1.4 Electronic Surveillance and the Fourth Amendment
- Amdt4.1.5 Enforcing the Fourth Amendment: The Exclusionary Rule
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.