Warrant Clause Law & Legal Definition


Warrant clause refers to a clause in the U.S. Constitution, that states warrants can only be issued on a probable cause. This clause ensures the right of a person to be secures in their person, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures. This clause ensures that there shall not be any violation of the rights and no warrants shall be issued unless there is a probable cause supported by an oath or affirmation. This clause was included in the U.S. Constitution through the Fourth Amendment.