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Running head: GOOD FAITH EXCEPTION & EXCLUSIONARY RULE Good Faith Exception & Exclusionary Rule Dasey Berrueta Grand Canyon University: JUS-441 February 17, 2019 1
GOOD FAITH EXCEPTION & EXCLUSIONARY RULEGood Faith Exception & Exclusionary Rule Introduction During 1914, The U.S. Supreme Court was the initial introduction to the exclusionary rule, via court case, Weeks v. United States.This rule is close in relation with one’s Fourth Amendment, making sure that the government has restriction or limits on what they can and cannot do with illegally obtained evidence. This rule has now been extended to all state courts, though, there are ways around it. Exceptions to the exclusionary rule include, Attenuation Doctrine, Independent Source Doctrine, Inevitable Discovery Rule and Good Faith Exception. All which serve a different but great purpose in trial and explain the admissibility of evidence in court. Purpose and scope of the exclusionary ruleThe exclusionary rule refers to the judicially rule created to exclude, “…illegally obtained evidence in a criminal prosecution of the person whose rights were violates by the police in obtaining that evidence” (Scheb, 2015, p. 90). The evidence is now inadmissible in

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