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    4th Amendment's Protection of Unreasonable Searches and Seizures

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    Please describe the "emergency administrative search" exception to the general rule that a warrant must be issued for a lawful search.

    What is "reasonable suspicion" in the context of the 4th Amendment?

    What is "probable cause" in the context of the 4th Amendment?

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    According to People v. Ramey, 545 P.2d 1333,1341 (Cal. 1976)

    An emergency situation requiring swift action to prevent imminent danger to life or serious damage to property, or to forestall the imminent escape of a suspect, or destruction of evidence. There is no ready litmus test for determining whether such circumstances exist, and in each case the extraordinary situation must be measured by the facts known by officials.
    Those circumstances that would cause a reasonable person to believe that entry (or other relevant prompt action) was necessary to prevent physical ...

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    The 4th Amendment's Protection of Unreasonable Searches and Seizures is clarified.

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