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What does the fourth amendment state

The right to be free from unreasonable searches and seizures

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What does the fifth amendment state

The right not to be compelled to give evidence against oneself

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What are the two circumstances under which the police can reasonably search you

If they have a search warrant and when they have lawfully arrested you

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What is a search warrant

The judges order authorizing a search

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What is probable cause

Reasonable cause for issuing a search warrant or making an arrest more than mere suspicion

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In general the police, after arresting you can search the following

You
things in plain sight things or places under your immediate control

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What is good faith exception

An error in gathering evidence sufficiently minor that it may be used in trial

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What is the USA patriot act

Designed to increase federal powers to investigate terrorists

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Exclusionary rule

Improperly gathered evidence may not be introduced in a criminal trial

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What are the circumstances under which a policeman can do a search without a warrant

During a lawful arrest
Stop and frisk
Consent
Plainview
Hot pursuit
Vehicle searches
Emergency situations
Borders and airports

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Stop and frisk

Suspicious behavior can lead to a patdown, not search, for weapons it's find weapons then can search the first allows for drug pocket searches also

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What is hot pursuit

Can chase a suspect anywhere and search any place he may have thrown something

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Is an emergency situation

I found these being committed in response to that emergency for example bomb threats fire alarm screaming victims distraction of evidence escape of suspect or harm to the police

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Borders and airports

Customs can look anywhere for any reason because of the patriot act allows expansion of idea of borders