How well do you know the 4th amendment?

by: SeanBlanda

How good is your own knowledge when it comes to your right to privacy under the Fourth Amendment?

  1. 1

    The police are outside a house where they can smell burning marijuana and hear the sounds of evidence being destroyed. They have knocked loudly at the door and announced themselves as law enforcement.

  2. 2

    The police, without a warrant, find incriminating evidence after searching trash bags that have been placed out on the curb for garbage collection.

  3. 3

    A student is declared to be a delinquent after school officials, based on allegations that she was smoking in the restroom, search her possessions and discover drug paraphernalia.

  4. 4

    After she violates her school’s cell phone policy, a student’s confiscated cell phone is searched by school officials for evidence of illegal activity.

  5. 5

    A potential candidate for state office is required to take a drug test before his name is added to the ballot.

  6. 6

    A student trying out for a spot on a high school spots team is required to take a drug test before he can join.

  7. 7

    In order to collect evidence, the police place a wiretap in a public phone booth frequently used by an individual who is suspected of illegal gambling.

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