Fourth Amendment Exclusionary Rule

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Fourth Amendment Is the exclusionary rule a benefit to us as a country or is it a hindrance to stopping criminals? When this country was in its infancy and we were part of another kingdom. We were being oppressed and harassed unnecessarily by the government. The present government at the time, which was the King of England was in the habit of searching people 's houses and persons, confiscating papers and effects without due process because they were attempting to stifle dissent (Gutzman, 2007). As the American identity was being formed; this aversion for being searched, and having their houses searched without reason, just because they held a different opinion, was clearly etched in the minds of our forebearers. As they stated in the declaration

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