Reasonable suspicion

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  • Compare And Contrast The Red Scare Of The 1920s

    innocent foreigners were often beaten, had their homes broken into, or publically humiliated.9 They were also arrested without reasonable cause, and while they were in prison, immigrants would also get the same treatment as other inmates arrested for any red scare causes. In the most extreme cases, foreigners would be deported without any reasonable cause, only the suspicion of the American government. When police would arrive at their homes, their houses and possessions would be searched…

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  • Gender And Crime Research Paper

    because to initiate a stop and frisk search, reasonable suspicion is required, which is when a reasonable person reasonably has a suspicion under certain circumstances, or facts, but he believes that there are interrelated factors that contribute to an officer initiating the motion. Avdija writes that an officer initiates a stop and frisk search, using external factors, such as a suspect’s gender, race, age, sex, under the guise of reasonable suspicion. The main purpose, then, is first…

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  • Nature Of Contract Due Care Case Study

    watchfulness, attention, caution and prudence that a reasonable person in the circumstances would. If a person's actions do not meet this standard of care, then the acts are considered negligent, and any damages resulting may be claimed in a lawsuit for negligence. It is the duty of an auditor to bring to bear on the work he has to perform that skill, care and caution which a reasonably careful, cautious auditor would use. What is reasonable skill, care and caution…

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  • State Police Vs Sitz Case Study

    someone will not show them their identification when there is no reasonable suspicion. Holding: The Court voted in favor of the police citing random sobriety checkpoints do not violate the Fourth Amendment. Analysis: Drunk driving has caused many deaths, and they have not stopped regardless of how many laws have been passed. Thus, harsh penalties are needs to deter this problem. Random sobriety checkpoints late at night seem to be a reasonable way to catch drivers unwilling to follow the laws of…

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  • New Jersey V. L. O Pros And Cons

    Fourth Amendment does apply to school officials but if there is a reasonable cause for a search, the school has the right to perform searches in order to…

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  • Power Of Doubt Analysis

    in the play, finds herself overwhelmed by her suspicion about Father Flynn’s behavior in the parish. She accuses him for having committed an act of pedophilia against a black student,…

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  • Stop And Frisk Analysis

    Court to revisit stop-and-frisk law” (Ward, 2014). Ward though says one problem that people cannot get past is the landmark case of Terry v. Ohio in 1968 (Ward, 2014). The concern is if police are not granted the right to search someone under reasonable suspicion then police may leave a lot of contraband on the streets. According to the Classical School of thought and Deterrence Theories the stop and frisk policy should have been effective. When it was not effective it causes criminologists to…

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  • Summary Of The New Jim Crow By Michelle Alexander

    instance, the "stop-and-frisk" rule, for example, grants police officers the ability to search individuals based on "suspicion", not probable cause, of drug activity, meaning officers do not need to respect the Fourth Amendment to search and arrest one based on reasonable evidence that a crime has been committed to place an arrest, or an crime is present to place a search. Suspicion is, in other words, saying that one is suspicious of a crime based on his dress, walk, driving ability, and as…

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  • Jane Doe Case Study

    principal of law, the subject who was injured can file suit against Officer Jones even though the officer followed procedure in his reasonable suspicion of the subjects criminal actions and capabilities. Officer Jones used reasonable force based on the reasonable suspicion that the subject may have just committed violent crime and was reported to have a weapon. His suspicions were based on a false complaint, and the department can still be sued for negligence because of the actions of the…

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  • Fourth Amendment Analysis

    The Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution provides, “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.” While the right to privacy is not explicitly stated in the Constitution, the Supreme Court (“The Court”) in…

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