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What does 4A stand for?

4A stands for Fourth Amendment

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  • Military and Government

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The Ninth Circuit, reviewing the trial court's summary judgment ruling in favor of the officer and the caseworker, concluded that the circumstances of the interview amounted to a Fourth Amendment "seizure" and that--in the absence of a warrant, exigent circumstances, or parental consent--the government officials had unreasonably seized the child.
Warshak's e-mails had included "often sensitive and sometimes damning" content, but the Sixth Circuit concluded they deserved Fourth Amendment protection.
Consider the words of Fox News commentator Bill O'Reilly, who on his O'Reilly Factor broadcast of August 10 repeatedly cited the apparently successful efforts of British police to foil a massive terror plot as proof that America should chuck the Fourth Amendment protections against unreasonable search and seizure.
An inmate brought a [section] 1983 action against prison officials, alleging violation of his First and Fourth Amendment rights.
The National Institute for Trial Advocacy (Notre Dame, IN) has published Fourth Amendment Practice and Procedure, a new book that covers all aspects of Fourth Amendment litigation.