Written Assignment (Week-2): Fourth Amendment

Written Assignment (Week-2): Fourth Amendment


Learning Objectives and Outcomes

You will review the Fourth Amendment and will be able to analyze the specific exceptions to the application of this right.


Assignment Requirements

In this assignment, you need to work on the Fourth Amendment. Before starting on the assignment, make sure that you read about the Fourth Amendment and understand the nature/features of this amendment related to privacy. The Fourth Amendment safeguards against unreasonable searches and seizures. However, there are certain exceptions to the Fourth Amendment that have been established by precedence. For example, a search of the immediate surroundings as part of a valid arrest is an example of one of these exceptions.


With this understanding, that there are established exceptions to the Fourth Amendment, your task for this assignment is to thoroughly review the Fourth Amendment and list the exceptions to it. Write a brief summary listing the exceptions and explaining why you think the listed exceptions are permissible.


Deliverables and format:


Submit your answer in a Microsoft Word document in not more than 500 words.

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