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Warrantless search

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Warrantless searches are searches and seizures conducted without a search warrant.

U.S. Constitution Edit

In the United States, warrantless searches are restricted under the Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution to the United States Constitution, which provides that

The right of the people to be secure . . . 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.

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