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    Police Race Essay

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    available to attain success will go through any way possible, be it illegal to get to the top. These events have correlated straight to Palmer’s description on the war on drugs that has lead to a massive incarceration rates. The war on drugs has contributed to our modern mass incarceration problem. I believe that the civil forfeiture law that was established to allow police to keep any money or property from people suspected of being involved in illegal drugs. I find quite interesting why a law would be made that infringes our fourth amendment right, which states IV.) 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, supported by oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized. It explains that any search or seizure can only be based on probable cause supported by oath or affirmation. Seizure of any sort must be described in the warrant. These “finders keepers laws” should be illegal. As citizen we held accountable for following the laws set by the constitution. Why are police officers that are assigned to protect our rights infringing on them? These are what make the events like Ferguson part of a much deeper cause. Palmer talked about how in poor communities a police officer is the most frequently seen government representative. Police officers in our…

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    Exclusionary Rule Essay

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    and seizures,shall not be violated,and no warrant shall issue, but upon probable cause,supported by Oat of affirmation, and predominantly describing the place to be investigated, and the individuals/s or things to be seized”(Schmalleger,201). The Fourth Amendment ,is a part of the Bill of Rights, that was adopted by congress, and it came to effective on December 15,1791.The exclusionary rule holds that the evidence illegally obtained by the police can not be recognize in a trial.The The…

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    been interpreted to protect our right of privacy. The Fourth 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, supported by oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized” (The Charters of Freedom). There has been much controversy as to what is…

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    states that a person has 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, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized. Meaning that the people are protected from unreasonable searches and seizures by the government while it does not guarantee against all…

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    The Fourth Amendment

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    not be violated, and no warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause supported, by the oath of affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched and the persons or things to be seized.” This simply means in laments terms that every US citizens is entitled and promised protections against personal and property invasion as well as entitled to be inform of the nature of the search and detailed what place and things are subject to be searched. The fourth amendments also lays out a…

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    Why Probable Cause Exists

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    unlawful search and seizures. In order for a law enforcement officer to be able to conduct a lawful search and seizure, the officer must provide a search warrant or have probable cause. However, there are some exceptions to this requirement. Under normal circumstances, a law enforcement officer must first indicate that probable cause exists. Probable cause is defined as but is not limited to, a reasonable belief that a crime has been committed or that somebody has committed a crime. After…

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    The Fourth Amendment is “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, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.” The goal of this amendment is to protect people’s privacy. The Fourth Amendment protects the people from unreasonable searches and seizures…

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    Probable Cause Case

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    In reference to the Constitution of the United States of America, the Fourth Amendment is set to protect the American citizen from unlawful searches and seizures (Samaha, 223). According to this statement and how such relates to the presence of Law Enforcement in our daily lives; officers must have probable cause if they intend to investigate an individual for a particular reason. Probable Cause states that the particular officer(s), must have factual evidence that a crime is being or is about…

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    An officer has to have a proper understanding when searching or arrest warrants are required. It is important to know how to legally search and seize a person, place, or item. The fourth amendment protects citizens of America by injustice government searches and seizures of people’s house, papers, vehicles, and other items. The fourth amendment says that no warrant should be issued but only by probable cause supported by an oath or a place to be searched or items to be seized. There is seven…

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    The rule of law governing search and seizure is the Fourth Amendment of the United States Constitution which states, in part, “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…” The constitution does not provide definition of what constitutes an unreasonable search and seizure, nor does it define the term effects as it pertains to the venue…

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