Essays Tagged: "Search warrant"

The Bill Of Rights

rs ago, or even a few months ago. Some people I talk to are notconcerned that police will execute a search warrant without knocking or that they set uproadblocks and stop and interrogate innocent citi ... icopters swept throughKings Ridge National Forest in Humboldt County, California. In the process of searchingfor marijuana plants for four days, soldiers assaulted people on private land with M-16sand ...

(16 pages) 428 2 3.7 Aug/1995

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Changes to the Bill of Rights

s ago, or even a few months ago. Some people I talk to are not concerned that police will execute a search warrant without knocking or that they set up roadblocks and stop and interrogate innocent cit ... copters swept through Kings Ridge National Forest in Humboldt County, California. In the process of searching for marijuana plants for four days, soldiers assaulted people on private land with M-16s a ...

(17 pages) 217 0 3.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Racism in "Snow Falling on Cedars" by David Guterson.

over America at this time.Events in the novel take place as a direct result of bigotry, such as the search for a "right handed Jap." This comment made by Horace Whaley to Sheriff Moran, caused a searc ...

(1 pages) 79 0 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Rogerian argument as to why we as U.S. citizens need better clarification of the probable cause definition surrounding search and seizure laws.

o find five or six police cars parked in front of your home, with all of the police officers inside searching for "whatever" they can find.Their probable cause for searching my apartment was based on ... hours prior to me being seen by my neighbor carrying my shotgun in the police sought and obtained a search warrant targeting any and all firearms on my premises.This is why I am going to attempt to ar ...

(4 pages) 165 2 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Famous land Mark court cases shortline data.

ight 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 . ... no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause . . . and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized."Mapp was suspected of committing a high class crim ...

(2 pages) 77 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Duties of Directors to Expose and React to Management Wrongdoing - US

erating Officer and governmental liaison, in connection with a number of government procurements. A search warrant, or an all-inclusive subpoena, has been, or shortly will be, issued for all documents ...

(19 pages) 226 0 3.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The Supreme Courts Interpretations of the Fourth and Fifth Amendments; Miranda Warnings and the Exclusionary Rule.

Miranda warnings.The exclusionary rule is based on the Fourth Amendment. This amendment says that a search warrant can only be issued if there is probable cause. This was interpreted by the Supreme co ... llect evidence properly and fairly. The rule is important because without it, law enforcement could search anyone's house, even if they showed no criminal signs. They could then use any "dirty laundry ...

(2 pages) 134 0 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

The Exclusionary Rule

al prosecution in a court of law." In early years in the United States there were no such things as search warrants as we know them today, back then they had a document called "Writ of Assistance" whi ... w them today, back then they had a document called "Writ of Assistance" which was kind of a general search warrant which did not specify the search or seizure of a specific person, place, or property; ...

(5 pages) 163 1 3.4 Dec/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Racism

ssly, shot Tycel is still on the beat. Remember when they bust into your neighbor's house without a search warrant and beat your friend under the guise of a "drug bust" or pulled over your neighbor be ...

(1 pages) 237 0 0.0 Mar/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Right To Search Garbage

In order for an officer of the law to legally search your private dwelling, they must have a search warrant. In order for them to obtain that sear ... t have probable cause and the warrant must state the specific place and time for the location to be searched. All of this is covered in the Fourth Amendment of the United States Constitution. If polic ... is is covered in the Fourth Amendment of the United States Constitution. If police officers without search warrants inspect curbside garbage for evidence are they violating our Fourth Amendment rights ...

(5 pages) 18 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Drug Testing

ates that right and the fourth amendment. The fourth Amendment protects Americans from unreasonable search and seizers, unless a judge has given them a search warrant. It also states that you are inno ...

(2 pages) 15 0 4.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Terrorism

The effects of terrorism on the transportation system are immense. Will Americans want to be strip-searched? Do American's feel that their belongings (luggage) should be scrutinized/ransacked by airp ... s (luggage) should be scrutinized/ransacked by airport personnel, for no apparent reason, without a search warrant? Do we want video cameras comparing our picture to those of others on a list of world ...

(2 pages) 10 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Ethics

e this fact should not be dismissed, ethically.The article does not say anything about consent to a search from the suspect, so I believe the evidence would not hold up in a court of law. Personally I ... up in a court of law. Personally I think it should though. Without the consent of the suspect or a search warrant, the police officer should not have opened the door and taken the bag. The article sa ...

(1 pages) 13 0 1.0 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Computer Forensics and Criminal Justice

further warrants would be needed to retrieve it from the computer which would cost time and effort.Searching and seizure of evidence in a computer crime requires search warrants. The Fourth Amendment ... eizure of evidence in a computer crime requires search warrants. The Fourth Amendment states that a search warrant should not be issued without probable cause. The request should also describe the pla ...

(3 pages) 71 0 4.2 Jul/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Computer Ethics

The Patriots Act

right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, ad effects, against unreasonable search and seizures, shall not be violated, and no warrants shall issue but upon probable cause.With ... nd spy on you with you never having knowledge of it. Worst of all they do not even need to obtain a search warrant or have probable cause to do so. I realize that this act was put into effect to try a ...

(3 pages) 60 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

The Fourth Amendment

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, ... upon probable cause, supported by oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.? However to clarify this, it basically means that ...

(2 pages) 41 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

The U.S. Patriot Act

BI can confiscate ?any tangible thing? (Halloran 2) from any given business. This basically makes a search warrant obsolete. It?s as if police could just walk into any house that they please and start ... just the attention of President Bush and his staff. Some new ?tools? the act provides are domestic searches, seizures, different kinds of electronic surveillance, and wiretaps. Are the act?s really n ...

(4 pages) 80 1 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Computer Forensics and Criminal Justice

further warrants would be needed to retrieve it from the computer which would cost time and effort.Searching and seizure of evidence in a computer crime requires search warrants. The Fourth Amendment ... eizure of evidence in a computer crime requires search warrants. The Fourth Amendment states that a search warrant should not be issued without probable cause. The request should also describe the pla ...

(3 pages) 48 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Traffic Laws

The case of Florida v Meyers stated that to have a reason to conduct a warrantless search of the car that was stopped- there had to probable cause to believe that there is evidence of ... l battery. The police had pulled over Meyers, while arresting him from his car. The police officers searched his vehicle and found several incrementing items. The police officers seized Meyers's vehic ... nd taken to the police station. About eight hours after the vehicle was impounded, a police officer searched the vehicle again. During the second time the vehicle was searched, a warrant was not obtai ...

(7 pages) 2 0 0.0 Aug/2014

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases