Amendment IV

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.

1.The King v. Dr. Purnell
2.Writs of Assistance 1761--72
3.Huckle v. Money
4.Wilkes v. Wood
5.Rex v. Wilkes
6.Entick v. Carrington
7.Money v. Leach
8.William Blackstone, Commentaries 3:288, 4:286--90, 1768 1769
9.Virginia Declaration of Rights, sec. 10, 12 June 1776
10.Maryland Constitution of 1776, Declaration of Rights, art. 23
11.Massachusetts Constitution of 1780, PT. 1, ART. 14
12.Frisbie v. Butler
13.House of Representatives, Amendments to the Constitution, 17 Aug. 1789
14.St. George Tucker, Blackstone's Commentaries 1:App. 301--4, 1803
15.Ex parte Burford
16.Conner v. Commonwealth
17.Bell v. Clapp
18.Grumon v. Raymond
19.Treasurer v. Moore
20.The Antelope