Chapter 6 Notes Crim

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Chapter 6 Notes Crim 09/04/2010 13:07:00 SEARCH AND SEIZURE CONCEPTS: -Search: Government officials’ examination and hunt for evidence in or on  person or place in a manner that intrudes on reasonable expectations of privacy -Reasonable Expectations of Privacy: The Objective standard developed by the  courts for determining whether a government intrusion constitutes a search because it  interferes with the individuals interests that are normally protected from government  examination -Seizure: Situations in which police officers use their authority to deprive people  of their liberty or property and which must not be unreasonable according to the  fourteenth amendment -Arrest: Taking someone into custody -Stop: Government officials’ interference with an individual’s freedom of  movement for a duration that typically lasts less than one hour and only rarely extends  for as long as several hours -Probable Cause: An amount of reliable information indicating that it is more  likely than not that evidence will be found in a specific location or that a specific person  is guilty of a crime -Reasonable Suspicion: A situation in which specific articulable facts lead officers  to conclude that the person may be engaging in criminal activity.  WARRANTS AND PROBABLE CAUSE -Affidavit: A written statement of fact, supported by oath or affirmation, submitted  to judicial officers to fulfill the requirements of probable cause for obtaining a warrant
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This note was uploaded on 01/02/2012 for the course CCJS 100 taught by Professor Gaston during the Spring '07 term at Maryland.

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