crimjusticeus - Lecture 6.5-criminal justice-rights of...

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Lecture 6.5--criminal justice-- rights of criminal suspects
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Crime Explosion Growth in violent crimes per 100,000 1960- 1990 0 100 200 300 400 500 600 700 800 1960 1965 1970 1975 1980 1985 1990 Series1
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Declining Crime since ‘93--why? improved economy? get tough policies? mandatory minimums, “broken windows” better policing? changing attitudes? demographics? crack “fad” diminishing? Legalized abortion?
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A search warrant is: Authorized by a judge on the basis of “probable cause” specifies the place to be searched, a period of time in which the search will take place, and often the specific item sought.
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Police don’t need warrant when: permission given following an arrest, in the area in the immediate control of the arrested suspect object is within plain view of police from a place they have a right to be necessary to prevent harm to people or property
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“stop and frisk” Police may “stop” (reasonable person feels not free to go) a citizen on grounds of “reasonable suspicion” Police may then “pat down” citizen
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2010 for the course PLSC 200 taught by Professor Diamond during the Spring '10 term at Skyline College.

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