The Search and Seizure Law Research Paper by supercalifragilistic

The Search and Seizure Law
This paper discusses the Fourth Amendment and the controversy surrounding vehicle searches and consent to search issues.
# 96376 | 2,777 words | 14 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Jul 02, 2007 in Law (Constitution) , Law (General)

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The paper discusses federal and state case law involving the Fourth Amendment. The paper shows how the right to protection from unreasonable search and seizure is not a simple issue, particularly when dealing with the search of vehicles. The paper highlights how there are no consistent laws regarding search and seizure of vehicles; there are differing opinions of various courts on these issues. The paper concludes that motorists will continue to be confused and the rights of American citizens will continue to be in jeopardy.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Amos v. United States. 255 U.S. 313. Supreme Ct. of the U.S. 1921.
  • Bumper v. North Carolina. 391 U.S. 543. Supreme Ct. of the U.S. 1968.
  • Carroll v. United States. 267 U.S. 132. Supreme Ct. of the U.S. 1925.
  • Connecticut v. Brunetti. SC 16788. Connecticut Supreme Ct. of the U.S. 2005.
  • FindLaw. "Consent Searches." Fourth Amendment. 2006. 2 Dec 2006. <>.

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