Considerations on the Legality of General Warrants, and the...
1765. Essence of the Fourth Amendment [Warrants]. Considerations on the Legality of General Warrants, and the Propriety of a Parliamentary Regulation of the Same. To Which is Added, a Postscript on a Late Pamphlet Concerning Juries, Libels, &c. With Additions. London: Printed for W. Nicoll, At the Paper-Mill, In St. Paul's Church-Yard, 1765. [ii], 50 pp. Octavo (8" x 4-3/4"). Disbound pamphlet laid into recent marbled wrappers, printed title panel to front cover. Moderate toning, light foxing to some leaves, light soiling to title page. * Second edition, published the same year as the first edition. This pamphlet is part of the literature that attacked the use of general warrants, which granted unlimited powers of search and seizure to the courts. Its argument that warrants should be issued only when probable cause exists was incorporated in the Fourth Amendment of the Bill of Rights. A reissue, designated the third edition, was published in Dublin in 1765. English Short-Title Catalogue T82802. (Inventory #: 65232)
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