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Why is the 4th amendment necessary?
The Constitution, through the Fourth Amendment, protects people from unreasonable searches and seizures by the government. On one side of the scale is the intrusion on an individual’s Fourth Amendment rights. On the other side of the scale are legitimate government interests, such as public safety.
What was the original intent of the 4th Amendment?
The object was to prevent government officials from intruding upon the sanctity of the home unless officials could present evidence, under oath to a magistrate, of a crime committed.
Why is the 4th Amendment is important to people?
The Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution addresses search and seizure law. It is important because the framers of the constitution realized that governmental intrusions infringed on the rights of the public. In the old country laws were nonexistent in regards to privacy matters.
Why do we need the Fourth Amendment?
The Fourth Amendment of the United States Constitution protects citizens from unreasonable searches and seizures. The purpose of the Fourth Amendment is to uphold the privacy and security of individual persons against subjective invasions by the government and its officials.
Why is the 5th Amendment important to have?
The Fifth Amendment is important mainly because it protects us from having our rights abused by the government. It protects us from having the government take our freedom or our property without convicting us of a crime. It also makes it harder for the government to actually convict us of crimes.
How did the 4th Amendment come to be?
The Fourth Amendment was introduced in Congress in 1789 by James Madison, along with the other amendments in the Bill of Rights, in response to Anti-Federalist objections to the new Constitution. Congress submitted the amendment to the states on September 28, 1789. By December 15, 1791, the necessary three-fourths of the states had ratified it.