This brief will, for the most part, focus around one main idea: search warrants are, and have always been, a means by which privacy is protected, not violated.
Some Affirmatives for this resolution use fear to their advantage by referencing some of the scary things that happen when privacy gets out of hand. A lesser-known but powerful application of this is the dark web argument.
Each and every day, law enforcement across America and around the world protects our security (this case’s value) using one incredibly important concept: probable cause (this case’s criterion).
This negative case provides reasoning and applications for a value centered around the phrase, “Innocent until proven guilty”. The case argues that the valuing of truth-seeking over privacy is an impedance to our autonomy.