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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fourth_Amendment_to_the_United_States_Constitution

The Fourth Amendment (Amendment IV) to the United States Constitution prohibits unreasonable searches and seizures. It requires governmental searches and seizures to be conducted only upon ... Law enforcement officers need a warrant for most search and seizure activities, but the Court has defined a series of ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Search_warrant

A search warrant is a court order that a magistrate, judge or Supreme Court official issues to authorize law enforcement officers to conduct a search of a person, location, or vehicle for evidence of a crime and to confiscate any evidence they find. In most countries a search warrant cannot be issued in aid of civil process. ... To get a warrant police must present a judge with an ITO ( information to ...

www.answers.com/Q/In_most_circumstances_the_police_must_have_a_warrant_before_they_can_conduct_a_search_which_amendment_applies_to_this_scenario

In most circumstances the police must have a warrant before they can conduct a search which ... For an search to be lawful police must have either a warrant or?

criminal.findlaw.com/criminal-rights/the-fourth-amendment-reasonableness-requirement.html

Not every search, seizure, or arrest must be made pursuant to a lawfully executed warrant. The Supreme Court has ruled that warrantless police conduct may comply. ... the Fourth Amendment so long as it is reasonable under the circumstances. The exceptions made to the Fourth Amendment's warrant requirement reflect ...

criminal.findlaw.com/criminal-rights/searches-and-seizures-the-limitations-of-the-police.html

What rules must the police follow when engaging in searches and seizures? ... has occurred, and that if a search is conducted it is probable that they will find either ... the police must first make this showing to a judge who issues a search warrant. In many special circumstances, however, the police may be able to conduct a ...

quizlet.com/27584287/criminal-procedure-crju-2146-flash-cards

the balance between searching for the correct result in criminal cases and the .... Although crime control professionals have discretion, they aren't free to do ... has used the due process clause of the Fifth Amendment to extend most of the ..... Police can arrest a suspect in the suspect's home without a warrant if there are ...

www.justia.com/criminal/docs/search-seizure-faq.html

To obtain a search warrant, police must show probable cause that a crime was ... Where can police search and what can they seize under a warrant? ... Under some circumstances, police are authorized to conduct a search without first ... conduct a field interview if the officer has reasonable suspicion that criminal activity has ...

www.centerforpubliceducation.org/Main-Menu/Public-education/The-law-and-its-influence-on-public-school-districts-An-overview/Search-and-seizure-due-process-and-public-schools.html

Apr 5, 2006 ... The situations in which school officials can conduct a search, what level ... contract (the Constitution) governs how public officials must act. ... a warrant before police can take the intrusive steps of conducting a search of private property. ... within the Constitution and did not need a warrant because they had  ...

www.law.cornell.edu/wex/search_warrant

Search Warrants : An OverviewContents. ... (affidavits), and must describe in particularity the place they will search and the items they will seize. ... The Court has in the past ruled that warrantless police conduct may comply with the ... In practice, the special circumstances exception applies most frequently in drug cases. top.