Search Warrants: Types & Purpose


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Which is NOT a requirement that the Fourth Amendment sets out for a search warrant?

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1. Which is NOT a correct statement regarding probable cause?

2. Which warrant is used to search a locker for a weapon thought to be used in a murder?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The worksheet and quiz are tools that let you see how much you know about search warrants. The quiz questions will ask you about some different types of warrants, as well as the concept of probable cause and Fourth Amendment requirements related to warrants.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll see these topics on the quiz:

  • How administrative warrants work
  • The legalities of probable cause
  • Warrant that's used to search a locker for a suspected murder weapon

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on different types of search warrants
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about requirements that the Fourth Amendment sets out for a search warrant
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about what administrative warrants can and cannot do and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To review more, go through the lesson called Search Warrants: Types & Purpose. Objectives you can complete include:

  • Review the purpose of the Fourth Amendment
  • Explore what DNA warrants allow
  • Understand why search warrants exist
  • Examine the concept of plain view doctrine