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4th Amendment (PowerPoint)


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									          4th Amendment
Sit with groups from yesterday
• Stop and frisk (1 and 6)
• Searching a home (2 and 7)
• Eavesdropping on a telephone (3 and 8)
• Searching an automobile (4 and 9)
• Searching a person’s discarded garbage
    (5 and 10)
Be ready to present/explain your case
4th Amendment Protections - Notes
• Your home is your castle – strong wall of
  personal rights surround where you live
• Personal rights – only apply to defendant
4th Amendment Protections - Notes
1. Stop and frisk: cannot be arbitrary –
   warrant NOT required if reasonable
   suspicion, OR fear for safety, OR after
2. Searching a home: home is like a castle,
   requires very specific warrant EXCEPT
   for hot pursuit or consent
 4th Amendment Protections - Cont
3. Eavesdropping (phone line, listening or
   video devices): must have probable
   cause, must be specific (names and type
   of conversation)
4. Searching an automobile:
• NO warrant required under some
• because car can move
• requires probable cause
           NOT Protected
• Public area NOT protected
• In plain view
• In some else’s house
• Work in groups – you choose
• Complete the vocab analysis of the 5th and
  6th Amendments
    Guide for Analyzing Cases
Complete for first four cases
1. 3-6 facts
2. Identify amendment
3. What part of the amendment –write it out
4. What law was allegedly broken?
5. What is the main issue in the case?
6. What did the SCOTUS decide?
7. Why did SCOTUS make that decision?
8. Do you agree with SCOTUS?
 Criminal Justice and Amendments
• Focus on 4th, 5th, and 6th Amendments
• 4th Amendment Protections - notes
• What does 4th Amendment Say? - worksheet
• Applying the Bill of Rights - worksheet
• Civil Liberties and Criminal Justice Clause
• Civil Liberties and Criminal Justice - 14
  questions and reading from textbook

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