• Criminal Law Answer Person Officer
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    1. List at least two of the six different human sources of DNA material identified in Chapter 1. (Answer) Two of them would be blood and tooth pulp. 2. Who is given credit for establishing the London Metropolitan Police Force. (Answer) The Credit was given to a Sir Robert Peel. 3. What is a Search Warrant? (Answer) It is a written order, in the name of the state, signed by a judicial officer, exercising proper authority, and directing a law enforcement officer to search for certain specific pro...
  • Fourth Amendment Exceptions Privacy Court Open
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    ... ice received reports that Greenwood was involved in narcotics trafficking. A warrant less search of the respondents trash developed evidence which corroborated this and led to Greenwood's arrest, bail, future arrest, and conviction. In this case, the lower courts and the Supreme Court agree that the Fourth Amendment does not prohibit the warrant less search and seizure of garbage outside a private residence. The court states that the respondent "could have had no reasonable expectation of pr...
  • Civil Suit Nelson Evidence Warrant
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    No Butts About It Bruce Robert Nelson's conviction ought to be overturned. He ought to have maintained a civil suit against the Hennepin County Sheriff and the Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis for violation of his federal constitutional rights. These rights include, inter alia, his rights against illegal search and seizure of the drugs from inside his body, and violation of his rights against self incrimination. These rights are granted to every American resident and citizen includi...
  • California V Carney Motor Home
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    California v. Carney involves a Drug Enforcement Agency Agent, Robert Williams, who was observing respondent, Charles Carney, as he approached a youth in downtown San Diego. Having received previous information that that particular motor home was being used to exchange sex for marijuana, Williams accompanied by other agents kept the motor home under surveillance (Kamisar, La Fave, Israel, King, p 260, 2002). During the time that the agent had Carney under surveillance, he saw Carney bring the yo...
  • The Exclusionary Rule Evidence Police Law
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    In 1914, during the Supreme Court case Weeks versus the United States, the exclusionary rule was established (Hendrie 1). The exclusionary rule was a part of the Fourth Amendment. It states that evidence found at a crime scene is not admissible if it was not found under the correct procedures. This means that the government cannot conduct illegal searches of a person or place and use evidence that is found at that time. The government must go through the procedures of obtaining warrants or have ...
  • Random Locker Searches Rights Search Suspicion
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    Opposing Side- Random Locker Searches The IV amendment states The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause... This means that a person will not have their private property searched or taken without a warrant or probable cause. Therefore, random locker searches are illegal, against civil rights, and wrong because, if they are done randomly,...
  • 4th Amendment Encarta Online
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    4 th Amendment In the late 1700's the 4 th Amendment was written because of strong objections to the Writs of Assistance or general warrants. The Writs Assistance gave officials the right to enter any home and seize belongings without a reasonable cause. (Grolier Encyclopedia) The 4 th amendment was ratified in the Bill of Rights on December 15, 1771. This amendment protects the people's right to privacy and security. (Encarta Online) The Fourth Amendment states, "The right of the people to be s...
  • California Vs Greenwood Warrant Police Argue
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    The police, acting on a tip that Billy Greenwood was dealing illegal narcotics, searched some trash bags that he had left on the curb. Actually, to be more specific, they asked Greenwood's garbage man to set aside his thrash from the rest of the neighborhood's, then searched it after it was isolated. Finding paraphernalia associated with drugs in the bags, the police applied for a search warrant, including a description of the things they found in the trash. Based on evidence from both the garba...
  • Law Enforcement Officersare They Fair
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    It is not secret that rights of people can be violated because of deception of law enforcement officers. There are many reasons for this, but in the United States the main one is probably the due to the factor of personal responsibility of officer. Law enforcement officers often times have to use deception and other covert techniques to gain access into a suspects dwelling or place of business. Police officers risk their lives everyday just by putting on that identifiable uniform. They deal with...
  • What Would We Do Without The Fourth Amendment
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    What would we do without the Fourth Amendment The fourth amendment actually states that it is the right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, and that they shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized. This means that there has to be a legitimate reason that fu...
  • Prisoners Rights In South Africa
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    When a person is arrested they must be informed of their legal rights in a language they understand. An arrested persone is provided with legal aid if they cannot afford an attorney. All prisoners have the right to be protected and treated with respect and dignity. Chapter 5 of the Correctional Services Act (1998) outlines the rights un sentenced prisoners have. For further information regarding this given details, books can be acquired in most libraries or on internet search engines by using th...
  • Narrative Essay On The Patriot Act
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    Desperate times call for extraordinary, as well as frantic measures. The aftermath of the September 11 terrorist attacks brought America closer together. Volunteers united to comfort those who lost loved ones. While great patriotism and devotion poured from the hearts of our citizens, Congress developed and passed the Patriot Act. This piece of legislature is unlawful, inadequately defined and isolates the United States from the rest of the world. The Patriot Act is first and foremost unconstit...
  • An Arrest Warrant Darlie Bail Police
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    Arrest Warrant In the case of Darlie Routier, an arrest warrant was needed to be issued so that Darlie would be taken to the police station by a police officer. The officer who signed Darlie's arrest warrant was Officer Jimmy Patterson. The warrant spelled out the police version of the story and it was later released to the media. Police said that inconsistencies in Darlie's story were the key ingredient. First she would tell them one thing and then she would tell them another. Her stories made...
  • Arrest Analysis 8211 Warrant Officers Advantage
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    Arrest: – An arrest is the act of depriving an individual of his liberty by legal authority. This is to inform you the two procedures of arrest. The procedures of arrest are warrant and non-warrant. In warrant situation, the officer has the advantage of prior planning in order to effect the arrest successfully. Arrest procedure with warrant- officers must consider the following: 1. Superiority of manpower – Don't be a hero, go with back-up officers. 2. Superiority of fire power R...