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1. The Constitutional protection against unlawful searches and seizures is found in:
The 1st Amendment.
The 4th Amendment.
The 5th Amendment.
The 6th Amendment.
2. In order for the Constitutional prohibition against unlawful searches to apply, the following must be
A reasonable expectation of privacy.
Actual ownership of the premises searched.
A. and B. only.
3. A search of abandoned property is:
Illegal unless there is consent.
Illegal unless there is probable cause.
Illegal, but the evidence will be admissible anyway.
4. A search by one's spouse:
Is legal, but the evidence will be inadmissible.
Is illegal, and the evidence will be inadmissible.
Does not trigger the Constitutional prohibition against illegal searches and seizures.
None of the above.
5. If officials of a foreign government conduct a search overseas:
The evidence is never admissible in a U.S. court.
The search is illegal, since the Constitution protects Americans from such a search.
The evidence will be admissible in a U.S. court.
There is still "government action," so the search will be illegal and the evidence will not be