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Lesson 10: Fourth Amendment – General Principles

Fourth Amendment

The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.

Learning Outcomes:


  1. Read the National Constitution Center on the Fourth  Amendment.
  2. Watch the Kahn Academy video on the Fourth Amendment.
  3. Watch “Shifting Scales”, a non-partisan research project conducted by Oyez that discusses how the Roberts Court has been interpreting the fourth amendment.

General Principles of the Exclusionary Rule

“Fruits of the Poisonous Tree”

In Schools

Are Exceptions Taking Over the rule?

Inevitable Discovery


Lesson 15: Fifth Amendment

Please watch this discussion of the Fifth Amendment

Fifth Amendment

No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presentment or indictment of a Grand Jury, except in cases arising in the land or naval forces, or in the Militia, when in actual service in time of War or public danger; nor shall any person be subject for the same offence to be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb; nor shall be compelled in any criminal case to be a witness against himself, nor be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor shall private property be taken for public use, without just compensation.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand and explain the constitutional protections in the Fifth Amendment.
  • Define and explain the grand jury process.
  • Define and explain the difference between an indictment  and a trial.


  1. Read the National Constitution Center on the Fifth Amendment.
  2. Watch the Khan Academy video on the Fifth Amendment.


Miranda Warnings


Double Jeopardy