Essays Tagged: "Fourth Amendment"

Should students who participate in extracurricular activities be subjected to random drug testing?

g infringes on their constitutional rights. However, random drug testing should be protected by the Fourth and the Fourteenth Amendment.The Fourth Amendment mandates that federal actors not subject in ... al, and professional integrity (McCray 387). By incorporation, the Fourteenth Amendment extends the Fourth Amendment's edict to guarantee the same rights against state actors, state actors includes pu ...

(6 pages) 88 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Why the set of freedom rights included int the Bill of Rights are the most important rights.

be based on freedoms. The strongest of these amendments on freedom include the first amendment, the fourth amendment, and the thirteenth amendment. The United States of America is based and centered o ... ion. Also without these freedoms, the whole society of the United States would crumble."Without the fourth amendment, it would allow law enforcement agents to invade your home like cat burglars, viola ...

(3 pages) 162 1 4.2 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Famous land Mark court cases shortline data.

Curtis BrownMapp v. Ohio (1961)The Fourth Amendment states "The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and ...

(2 pages) 77 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

A Study of the Fourth Amendment of the US Constitution.

tution set this forward just so that we would not be controlled as they were so many years ago. The Fourth amendment, part of the Bill of Rights of the US Constitution, says; "The right of the people ... rcement. But with everything in this government there are exceptions.There are no provisions in the Fourth Amendment that specifically authorize a search without a warrant. However, the courts have lo ...

(9 pages) 387 1 4.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

This paper is a detailed example of the 4th amendment.

nd that the Medical University of South Carolina drug testing scheme was in direct violation of the Fourth Amendment, which provides all Americans with protection from unreasonable searches.1. United ... ting of students participating in extra-curricular activities was permissible).2. Three cases found Fourth Amendment violations, see Kyllo v. United States, 533 U.S. 27 (2001) (thermal imaging is a "s ...

(3 pages) 129 0 4.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Drug testing

sue of drug testing has caused a national debate that still persists. The debate hinges on the U.S. Fourth Amendment prohibition against unreasonable search and seizure.The Fourth Amendment to the Uni ...

(5 pages) 135 0 4.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Privacy vs safety. this essay is about exactly what the title says, such as in schools and so forth. relating it to 1st amendment and problems that occur. pro privacy

f Safety In SchoolsMany students complain that their First Amendment right to free speech and their Fourth Amendment protections of privacy are unfairly restricted while they are in school. Many back ...

(3 pages) 73 0 3.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

"Personal Privacy vs. National Security" Essay deals with the Patriot Act with comparison and coments dealing with George Orwell's "1984."

nating terrorism. To put it simply, the act is a blatant violation of our rights given to us by the fourth amendment and one step closer to the world in Orwell's 1984.The strongest argument was writte ... e of paper that is supposed to mean something. The Constitution of the United States asserts in the fourth amendment, "The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effect ...

(2 pages) 112 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Workplace Drug Testing

sive body searches.Mandatory drug tests, in some cases, violate the person rights guaranteed in the Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. The Fourth Amendment protects citizens against unreasonab ... is a privacy issue. Forced or random drug testing severely endangers constitutional democracy. The Fourth Amendment issue of reasonable suspicion is a fundamental objection to mandatory and comprehen ...

(3 pages) 460 2 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

The Supreme Courts Interpretations of the Fourth and Fifth Amendments; Miranda Warnings and the Exclusionary Rule.

rpretations is the exclusionary rule and the Miranda warnings.The exclusionary rule is based on the Fourth Amendment. This amendment says that a search warrant can only be issued if there is probable ... exclusionary rule, which says that evidence must be collected according to these guidelines in the Fourth Amendment, or it won't be permissible in court. This forces law enforcement to collect eviden ...

(2 pages) 134 0 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Criminal Justice/ DIscuss the Bill of rights and their court cases and how they are applied today

er suspects had constitutional rights ...[and] and when those rights could be exercised".The fourth amendment to the Bill of Rights states that people have the right to secure their homes, pape ...

(3 pages) 158 1 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Urine-Luck! America answer to its growing drug problem

lf. Most just submit without regard (or knowledge) to the fact that it's a clear violation of their Fourth Amendment Right (banning unreasonable search and seizures). Who really wants to challenge the ...

(4 pages) 59 2 3.9 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays


1) Mr. Green's rights of the Fourth and the Fifth Amendments were not violated. Because first of all Mr. Green was suspected of g ... that were obtained by a criminal act, and the crime that Mr. Green committed is a criminal act.The fourth Amendment states that the right of the people to be secure in their persons, house. Papers, a ... en's house, and the evidence proves him to be placing bets for himself and for his clients.Also the fourth amendment has nothing to do with criminal cases, like this one. The Fourth amendment is about ...

(2 pages) 12 0 0.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Mapp v. Ohio

l remedy that is imposed by the courts to deter violations of constitutional rights. To enforce the Fourth Amendment we rely on the exclusionary rule, first adopted by the Supreme Court in 1914 in Wee ... a court of law. The Court came about this reason for two key reasons: it did not coincide with the fourth and fourteenth amendments of the Constitution. Justice Clack made these ideas clear in his op ...

(7 pages) 100 1 4.6 Mar/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Triumph of Privacy: Kyllo v. United States (2001) Analyze majority and minority opinions of the case, give your own opinion, and discuss implications for future privacy rights.

g modernization, the advancement of technology has begun to pose threats to our civil liberties.The Fourth Amendment guarantees that "the right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, pap ... into his own home and there be free from unreasonable governmental intrusion" is at the core of the Fourth Amendment (Scalia 2, quoting from Silverman v. United States 1961). Therefore, warrant less s ...

(8 pages) 50 0 4.3 Mar/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

This is an essay that describes how the 4th ammendamant effects law enforcement in America. This was used in Criminal Justice 101.

Fourth AmendmentIn the late 1700's the fourth Amendment was written because of strong objections to ... nce gave officials the right to enter any home and seize belongings without a reasonable cause. The fourth amendment was ratified in the Bill of Rights on December 15, 1771.This amendment protects the ... Rights on December 15, 1771.This amendment protects the people's right to privacy and security. The Fourth Amendment states, "The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and ...

(4 pages) 139 0 4.3 Mar/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

This an essay about a recent history occurence. it is very opinionated but i think that it is pretty good

ns' rights and is abused by authorities. I want this act to be abolished and we should stick to the fourth amendment.One of my reasons why I am against the Patriot Act is because of the stereotypes an ...

(2 pages) 31 1 4.1 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Constiotutional Rights Paper

Rights PaperConstitutional Rights and the U.S. ConstitutionWhile arrests must be made regarding the fourth amendment of the United States Constitution, there are circumstances where search and seizure ... ogs during routine traffic stops. Is this a violation of our constitutional rights according to the fourth amendment? Should states abandon the use of drug sniffing dogs during traffic stops?Motorists ...

(5 pages) 175 0 5.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"The Bill of Rights" Amendment explination also Philosopher that inspired Bill of Rights.

such shall stay in a civilians home without permission, such as the red coats did to the Americans.Fourth Amendment says that possession shall not be taken of any items or property without permission ...

(2 pages) 47 0 2.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Every Breath You Take; I'll Be Watching You

ht to privacy is one of the foundation blocks upon which America was built, and it is echoed in the Fourth Amendment of the United States Constitution. Employee privacy is perceived to be one of the k ... /research/specials.monit.htm.Nojeim, G. T. (2000, April 6). Statement of legislative counsel on the fourth amendment and the internet before the house judiciary subcommittee on the constitution. Retri ...

(13 pages) 237 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues