Probable cause

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  • Officer Jones Case Study Questions

    women 's health clinic for several months. One night one of the pro-life activists Barbara breaks into the clinic and starts chanting and shouting. Dr. Cirona had been napping in her office when she hears this. She comes outside and ends up shooting and killing Barbara. If we assume that Dr. Cirona did not have an intent to kill Barbara but was starteled by her suddenly turning around and ended up using her gun to shoot Barbara, Dr. Cirona could be charged with voluntary manslaughter. Dr. Cirona did not have a previous intent to kill Barbara, but still intentionally killed Barabara when she shoot her. Dr. Cirona was also experiencing events such as the picketing of her clinic and Barbara breaking in and chanting and shouting, which would cause any reasonable person emotional and mental…

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  • The Consequences Of Officer Smith And Judgement On African Americans

    Exigent circumstances happen when an officer has probable cause and not enough time to receive a warrant. Since the female sped away in a chase then yes the circumstances did exist. Her fleeing the scene make it seem like she was trying to hide something. No, the gun was not in plain sight, even though the glove compartment was open, it was under documents and was not legally obtained. Admissible evidence is any evidence given to a judge in court in order to prove the defendant’s guilt beyond…

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  • Sam Kant Case Analysis

    Nevertheless, if security witnessed Kant at the point in which he stood in line, it would have recognized that Kant possessed two cases of cans. Security also had ample opportunity to question Kant regarding his actions of bringing a Hoover 's case of beaked beans into Bilmart, holding a case of Handell 's beans soon after, visiting the customer service line, walking to the donation cart, and then to the store exits. Regarding probable cause, security has the responsibility to conduct…

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  • What Is Probable Cause?

    May’s criminal past gave them reasonable suspicion to suspect him of the crime, since he had a history of criminal activity. Cruz and Hamrick have probable cause to suspect Mr. May. The Supreme Court as more than basic suspicion has defined probable cause. The detectives had probable cause to suspect Mr. May of the crime since; both the victim and the eyewitness identified him. Probable cause is required in order to protect the suspects Fourth Amendment right to the protection of an…

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  • Unlawive Arrest: Probable Cause In Law Enforcement

    To understand unlawful arrest an individual must know that a Peace Officer (police officer) that took an oath to swear, to protect and to obey the law can only make an arrest of an individual that has probable cause to believe that he or she has committed a crime. Probable Cause foundation is based off the reasonable belief that a person has committed, is in the process of committing and is about to commit a crime. Peace Officer (police officer) cannot make nor rely upon hunches or profiling to…

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  • Aberle's Differences Between Probable Cause And Reasonable Accretiveness?

    This paper examines the second critical thinking question found at the end of chapter 7 in Robert Aberle 's text, The Administration of Justice an Introduction to the Criminal Justice System in America. I will present a discussion highlighting the “differences between probable cause and reasonable suspicion and what each of these levels of evidence allow a police officer to do” (Aberle 2014). Aberle 's accretions will be presented and contrasted with my own. First off I 'm going to…

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  • Consensual Contact, Detention And Probable Cause In The Criminal Justice Case Study

    In the criminal justice system, such things as consensual contact, detention and probable cause are important to for law enforcement. To know the difference between each could be difference between enforcing the law and letting someone go. According to Robertson and Wallace, consensual contact is defined as when an individual is not detained by the police and the police have not had any manner recommend to that individual and is not free to end the encounter and withdraw from. There are two…

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  • Jonathan Nessler's First Amended Complaint Case Study Example

    On October 6, 2014, Jonathan Nessler filed his appearance on behalf of the plaintiff. On October 8, 2014, we filed our motion to dismiss, which attacks both counts of the complaint as being insufficiently pled. Our motion was set for presentment on November 23, 2014, which was the first date that the court had available. However, the court recently notified us subsequent to our filing the motion that Judge Belz, who was assigned to preside over this case, had recused himself because his…

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  • Manner And Mechanism Of Death

    Introduction: I believe that investigation plays a very big role in a death because without investigating the death and crime scene nobody knows what possibly took place and caused the death. Investigating the death of someone is also important because it determines what type of death the investigator is dealing with. When investigating death, there are different things that need to be known such as cause, manner and mechanism of death. Topic I - Manner of Death A. What is Manner of Death? B.…

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  • John Yliano Case Study

    Preliminary Statement The Plaintiff John Yuliano is a former employee of Colonel Dynamo, Inc.’s accounting and billing department. Colonel Dynamo, Inc. is a defense contractor who conducts 90% of its business with the U.S. military. Yuliano noticed irregularities with CDI’s billing for a government project and brought this to the attention to the project managers. Yuliano’s employment was terminated during a wave of company layoffs. Yuliano threatened CDI with a lawsuit for fraud and age…

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