Amendment Four
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Amendment Four, Bill of Rights: States that one’s person, house, papers, or effects may be searched or seized except when presented with a legally issued warrant of probable cause supported by oath or affirmation and providing a description of the place to be searched and the persons or things to be seized.
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Summary: One section - no amendments applicable. 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, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.
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Language Amended Out: Nothing has been amended out.
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Ratification date: 12/15/1776
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