CJ313_HW5_Jamie_Gossett

CJ313_HW5_Jamie_Gossett - Jamie Gossett Homework Week 5 1....

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Jamie Gossett Homework – Week 5 1. Briefly define, in your own words: 1. search - to examine another's premises (including a vehicle) to look for evidence of a crime 2. seizure – taking of personal property by law enforcement believed to committed a crime 3. probable cause - to believe there is enough evidence of a specific crime is on the premises 4. standing - basically the ability to sue another person 2. Describe those areas in a house that may not be searched by officers executing a search warrant for AK-47 Assault Rifles The police are authorized to search only for items specified in the warrant . They may open containers ( e.g. , drawers, closets, trunks) within the place specified in the warrant if the containers are large enough to contain the object of the search. E.g. , the police may open dresser drawers in a search for narcotics but not for a stolen television. Bottom line: Police can’t look in places that aren’t large enough to hold AK-47 rifles. http://www.lexisnexis.com/lawschool/study/outlines/html/crimpro/crimpro02.htm 3. Describe the procedure for executing a search warrant by officers. Execution of Search Warrants
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This note was uploaded on 04/23/2011 for the course CJ 313 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '11 term at Park.

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CJ313_HW5_Jamie_Gossett - Jamie Gossett Homework Week 5 1....

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