Aguilar v. Texas - Lindsay Kramer Crim. 110-70 3/27/08...

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Lindsay Kramer Crim. 110-70 3/27/08 Professor Carollo Case summarization #1 Probable Cause Aguilar v. Texas, 378 U.S. 108 (1964) REVISION In Texas, in 1964, police went to a magistrate and explained that they  received credible information from an unidentified man, who believed that heroine  and other narcotics were being held by a man, Aguilar, for purpose to sell and use  contrary to the provisions of the law. A Judge signs the warrant for Aguilar’s arrest  and policemen searched his house and found the narcotics. He was arrested and  convicted for possession and intent to sell. Aguilar spent the next 20 years of his life  in jail. However, is this enough probable cause to receive a warrant? Our criminal  justice system believes differently. They decided that the information given was not  reliable enough and the probable cause was not strong enough. Some would believe 
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