Property Rights

Santa Barbara Association of Realtors v. City of Santa Barbara and Santa Barbara City Council

Homeowners Coerced into Unconstitutional Administrative Searches

A City of Santa Barbara ordinance requires that anyone selling his or her home allow the City to conduct an unconstitutional search of the inside and outside of the house and of the yard. The Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution protects people from unconstitutional searches, particularly in their homes, and PLF is fighting back.

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