Criminal Procedure Analytical Essay by Top Papers

Criminal Procedure
An exploration of the Fourth Amendment warrant requirement.
# 141931 | 750 words | 5 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Law (Criminal) , Law (Constitution) , Criminology (Criminal Justice and Corrections)

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This paper discusses the process by which a search warrant is sought and issued, emphasizing the Fourth Amendment requirements. The paper defines probable cause and the standard by which probable cause is met. The paper discusses the Katz expectation of a right to privacy, the exceptions to the warrant requirement, Terry stop, or stop and frisk, and the exigent circumstances exceptions.

From the Paper:

"This paper shall discuss the outlines of the Fourth Amendment warrant requirement and the definiton of probable cause. In addition, two exceptions to the requirement will be discussed in detail. It will conclude with a discussion of the policy rational behind the exceptions. 1. Process by which a search warrant is issued. Under the Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, a search warrant is required for government agents to search in any place that has a reasonable expectation of privacy. There are two terms in this definition that are important to understand, as a preliminary matter."

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