Search & Seizure. 4 th Amendment The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause , supported by Oath or affirmation
is the standard by which an officer or agent of the law has the grounds to
when criminal charges are being considered.
It is also used to refer to the standard to which a grand jury believes that a crime has been committed.
Is a consensual encounter considered a Terry Stop?
For example, officers searching
for a rifle may not look
in a small jewelry box.
Do we care?
Curfew one day before you are 18 (tried as an adult?) -felony (tried as an adult)