120 S. Olive Ave., Suite 402
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Tag Archives: warrant

What is Illegal Search and Seizure?

What is Illegal Search and Seizure?

The topic of illegal search and seizure seems to be creating a lot of buzz lately as the exact law and definition of what makes a search and seizure illegal is in flux. The law is changing as recent court decisions are having an impact on police conduct. Law enforcement officers have a new code of conduct when it comes to searching you or your property. The Fourth Amendment usually limits the amount of authority police have over searching you or your property but several precedents have been set by court decisions that have greatly altered the dynamics of the law. Search and Seizure The Fourth Amendment in the U.S. Constitution protects citizens from what is called “unreasonable search and seizure” by government or otherwise authoritative figures. The Amendment does… […]

Posted in Constitutional Rights | Tagged , , | Comments Off on What is Illegal Search and Seizure?