Reasonable suspicion

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  • Reasonable Opinion In The Police Force

    Reasonable suspicion protects the suspects, while it allows the police to do their job the right way. In orders to balance the power of the police with the rights of suspect, PACE was introduce as guideline. Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 states that the police can search an individual at a “place to which at the time when he proposes to exercise the power the public or any section of the public has access, on payment or otherwise, as of right or by virtue of express or implied permission”. However, reasonable grounds for suspicions depend on the conditions of each case at the time of the search. Police officers have high level of authority over the public, which gives them the right to stop and search any individual. Nevertheless,…

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  • Informative Speech On Stop And Frisk

    a controversial issue. Despite the practice consisting of constitutional violations, some argue that it is an effective policy. First, we’ll look at the reasoning on why the practice is controversial, including why it exists, who is against it, and we will briefly discuss a stop-and-frisk case that involved unconstitutional conduct. Second, we will go more in depth on the individuals who are constantly being searched and who are being targeted. And finally, we’ll discuss what makes the…

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  • Pc Sharkey Case Study

    Practice require PC Sharkey to have reasonable grounds for suspecting Marcus of committing an unlawful act while taking reasonable steps when conducting the search. The scenario also raises the question as to whether PC Sharkey has exercised his powers of arrest by having reasonable grounds for believing the arrest to be necessary, while providing Marcus with the right information for the arrest. In order for PC Sharkey to have legally exercised his powers of stop and search he must have…

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  • Case Study Of The Terry Case

    Initially the Court was in agreement that the stop and subsequent arrest in the Terry case was appropriate on the basis of the “probable cause” standard. Barrett (1998) states, Chief Justice Warren had initially approached this decision on the basis that the stop in the Terry case was appropriate. It was Justice Brennan who eventually persuaded Chief Justice Warren to render a decision which put forth the new “reasonable suspicion” standard (Barrett, 1998, 793-821). If Chief Justice Warren…

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  • Constitutional Challenge Case Study

    seen as unreasonable that he would hold her for another three minutes to interrogated her about where she was coming from and going. Therefore this specific stop might not survive a constitutional challenge. Officer Edwards then asks the passengers to exit their vehicle. Without probable cause the passengers would not have to agree to it. However, if Officer Edwards would be able to articulate his suspicions and give a reasonable explanation for as to why he believed to have had probable cause,…

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  • Reasonable Suspicion To Stop And Frisk Essay

    The legal significance of "reasonable suspicion" to stop and frisk an individual versus "probable cause" to arrest and individual. Reasonable suspicion is the presumption a crime has been committed or will happen. Based on the evidence informed by police officers experience and interpretation. But, is less than probable cause to an arrest. Probable cause, holds a belief given by facts and more of concrete evidence of a crime. For example, police need reasonable suspicion to stop and frisk and…

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  • Tort Essay

    Defination The law of tort is defined as a body of rights, obligations and remedies that is applied by courts in civil proceedings to provide relief for individuals or victims (claimant or plaintiff) who have suffered harm from the wrongful acts of others (defendant). Parties which can acquire an action the law of tort Any individual can sue utilizing the law of tort. There is the potential for kids, kids who are conceived with handicaps because of mischief perpetrated preceding conception and…

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  • Tort Law Research Paper

    This paper gives a short introduction of tort law and mainly focus on the standard of care, how the courts determining what is the ‘reasonable person’ and whether there are some exceptions to the courts. The law of tort is the law of civil liability for wrongfully injury which provides remedies to individuals harmed by the wrongful conduct of others in order to protect an individual’s private rights. There are two major categories of torts: intentional tort and negligent tort. The general…

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  • Case Study Of Torrt Of Negligence

    Lynette was not considered a good driver but regularly drove her car and she kept it insured. It was found that although she had been driving very carefully at the time, she knew the car had faulty brakes which she was planning to fixed the next day and had not been able to get the car into a garage before. The brake failure is what caused the car to mount the pavement and therefore leading to the death of Karen. In this case when we ask the same questions as above we find that…

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  • Negligence Act Case Study

    Part - A Negligence Act Introduction: Lead that falls beneath the norms of conduct built up by law for the insurance of others against irrational risk of hurt. A man has acted carelessly in the event that he or she has withdrawn from the lead expected of a sensibly reasonable person acting under comparable conditions. With a specific end goal to set up carelessness as a Cause of Action under the law of TORTS, an offended party must demonstrate that the litigant had a duty to the offended party,…

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