Fourth Amendment Essay Examples

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Fourth Amendment in search of a weapon without warrant arrest is a search without reason? Held: The Supreme Court believed that a search is reasonable at a time when an officer carries out a partial search for a weapon on an individual who the officer believed may be armed. An officer could be burden by the prohibition of searching people that he suspects to be armed. Concurrence: J. Harlan concurred with majority, but he stressed an additional need of the sensibleness of the stop to inspect the crime Dissent: J. Douglas disagreed, he said the majority holding could give controls to the officer to permit a seizure and search that even a magistrate cannot even posses Discussion: A summary fact...