We The People
Kevin Mark Smith, Esq.
A Supplement for Homeschooling Parents
before the American Revolution, included the protection against unreasonable
searches and seizures . . . .
Following is a detailed review of Fourth Amendment search and seizure law in the United States. It is intended to supplement civics lessons for homeschooled children
and their parents. Beneath the article are
a few questions to help the student understand the concepts discussed in the
please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fourth Amendment to the U.S.
The right of the people to be secure in
their persons, houses, papers, and ef-
fects, 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.
“I have nothing to fear from the govern-
That’s how criminals are caught. It’s no
There’s a very good reason that the
Founding Fathers, all law-abiding citi-
zens before the American Revolution,
included the protection against unrea-
sonable searches and seizures among the
unalienable, enumerated rights: Even the
rupt police and oppressive government.
In the words of German pastor and mar-
and I didn’t speak up because I
wasn’t a Communist.