Throughout this unit, we discuss the Fourth Amendment, covering the rights surrounding search and seizures. For this assignment, you will take that study a bit further by writing an essay that addresses the following:
a) Provide a detailed account of the Fourth Amendment, including a review of the background of the implementation of the Fourth Amendment.
b) Explain how the Fourth Amendment affects the criminal justice process flow.
c) Consider how the Fourth Amendment applies to your life. Explain where you see the Fourth Amendment within your life or community. Do you feel protected by the Fourth Amendment? Explain your response
d) Your assignment should be a minimum of three pages in length, excluding the title and reference pages. You are required to use the course textbook and a minimum of three outside sources. All sources used must be cited and referenced according to APA standards. Credible sources and citations are warranted in supporting your position.
Hemmens, C., Brody, D. C., & Spohn, C. (2017). Criminal courts: A contemporary perspective (3rd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.