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SCOTUS says "What 4th Amendment?"

In a recent ruling, the US Supreme Court ignored the 4th amendment and paved the way for states to collect DNA from people who have not been convicted of a c...
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In this video this guy is talking about the fourth amendment. He talks about DNA being collected from people being arrested. He says that when someone is arrested they are not found guilty yet. He believes it is a violation because there was a reaoson to arrest them but it is wrong that there going to take their DNA and run it in a database. He explains it is clearly wrong that since they add science they think it's okay to just take someones DNA and violate the constitutional rights. I agree with this guys point of view because it does violate our individual rights.

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Supreme Court rules sobriety blood tests require warrants

Supreme Court rules sobriety blood tests require warrants | Sarah Palmer-Amendment 4 | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON - Police officers usually must have a search warrant before requiring a suspected drunk driver to have his blood drawn, the Supreme Court said Wednesday. In an 8-1 decision, the...
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This article talks about how Police officers are going to be able to draw blood from someone when suspected quickly. Most people will agree to take a breath test. If they do not, a police officer can call a magistrate an obtain a warrant to have their blood drawn. People believe that this is a huge violation of the fourth amendment because violationg someones body is becoming very personal. I do not think this shoul happen because if the person is not guilty of anything they're just drawing blood to find out nothing is wrong.

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Exhibit A in 4th Amendment privacy cases: technology

Sunset Strip bookie Charlie Katz suspected the feds had bugged his apartment, so he would amble over to a pay phone outside where Carney's hot dog joint now stands to call in his bets to Boston and...
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This article talks about how the fourth amendment was violated through technology. It was believed to be unconstitutional when the FBI planted a recording device in a phone booth to tape a guys dealings over the phone. They arrested the guy when they listened to the tapes. The guy was released two years later when the Supreme Court  tossed it and expanded the fourth amendments gurantee of freedom. Some people believed it was unfair that the government was able to do this because it was a violation of some peoples privacy. Even though it was a violation of the fourth amendment, it has solved problems so they are debating if they can do these things.

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High Court OKs Routine Testing of Students for Drugs : Education: Ruling involves high school athletes but has potential for exams of all pupils. Children don't have the same Fourth Amendment righ...

High Court OKs Routine Testing of Students for Drugs :  Education: Ruling involves high school athletes but has potential for exams of all pupils. Children don't have the same Fourth Amendment righ... | Sarah Palmer-Amendment 4 | Scoop.it
In a ruling that could make drug testing commonplace in high schools, the Supreme Court said Monday that students may be forced to undergo routine, random urine tests to see if they are using...
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This article talks about how they believe children in school do not have the same rights with the fourth amendment like adults do. This school is going to start drug testing random students that aren't involved in sports or after school activities. The fourth amendment states that you are not to be searched without "individualized suspicion" therefore they do not believe it is fair to children and they do not have the rights of the fourth amendment. Gregory Gwendolyn believes that the schools could do this if they do not move to fast with it. The article says that this will create more problems because parents might try to sue for invading their childrens rights.

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What Does the Fourth Amendment Mean?

What Does the Fourth Amendment Mean? | Sarah Palmer-Amendment 4 | Scoop.it
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In this article it talks about how citizens have rights to themselves from government. Even though government needs a warrant to search you they can also search you without one. The article says that even though every citizen has their own privacy, they can still search you if they think you have commited a crime. The extent to which an individual is protected by this amendment depends on the place and part of the search or seizure. The article descibes how searches in different scenarios can happen like your home, car, school, and an individual person.

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The Fourth Amendment Explained: The Constitution for Dummies Series

Continuing the Constitution for Dummies Series with the Bill of Rights and Amendment 4. Explained simply so you can understand the Constitution of the United...
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This video is made by Keith Hughes who makes all the history videos on youtube. In this video Keith explains the fourth amendment. He talks about how according to the fourth amendment you are not to be searched unless there is a firm reason or a warrant. He also talks about what happens if a police officer searches someone without a reason or warrant. He basically explains all the parts of the fourth amendment.

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Letters: NSA snoops and freedom

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Re "Feds tracking all U.S. calls," June 7 In her defense of the government's collection of data from nearly every phone call in the U.S., Senate Intelligence Committee head Dianne Feinstein...
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This article talks about how the government snoops on everything through the internet and it is not right according to the fourth amendment. The government snoops on social media like twitter, facebook, and all those types of sights. One couple in this article says they do not use social media because they do not feel the need. Even though they use email and there phones they know the government can snoop even with those things. They do not have social media because they do not believe you have to share everything your doing therefore government cant invade there privacy because they dont have those things. I think if you make the decision to have those things you should not post things that would make you look suspicious you have to be careful of your actions.

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Supreme Court allows police to take DNA from criminal suspects

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WASHINGTON -- The police may take a DNA sample from people arrested for serious crimes, the Supreme Court ruled Monday in a major victory for law enforcement and crime victims. The 5-4 decision is...
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This article talks about something new that was ruled in the Supreme court recently. The article says that the police may take a DNA sample from people arrested for serious crimes. Some people believe that this is unconstitutional. The article says that when a guy was arrested for an alleged assault, his DNA sample identified him as the criminal of an unsolved rape. Some people believe this unfair because they shouldnt test criminals DNA for a crime that they "didn't do." I believe this could solve more problems though and give more answers to unsolved problems.

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The Fourth Amendment

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This link here describes the fourth amendment. The fourth amendment says that people have the right to be secure in their persons, houses,papers, and effects. This means that people have the right to have security to themselves and there property. For example, a police officer is not aloud to come search your house without a warrant unless there is a rational reason to search your house. This amendment is what stops governtment from invading citizens privacy.

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Fourth Amendment | U.S. Constitution | LII / Legal Information Institute

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This is a brief link that states what the fourth amendment is. Just like the first article, this states that people have the right to be secure in there persons, houses, etc. People also have the right to be secure from unreasonable searches and seizures. This means that unless an officer believes you have commited a crime, they can not just search you without a reason. I think this amendment is very important to a citizens privacy because it protects you.

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