1992 Criminal - EXAM NO CRIMINAL PROCEDURE SECTION B Final Examination May 7 1992 Two and 1/2 Hours 1:30-3:00 THIS EXAMINATION MUST BE RETURNED

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EXAM NO. CRIMINAL PROCEDURE SECTION B Final Examination May 7, 1992 Two and 1/2 Hours 1: 30-3: 00 THIS EXAMINATION MUST BE RETURNED WITH YOUR BLUEBOOKS OPEN BOOK Instructions The three problems are of unequal weiqht. They will be graded in proportion to the suqqested time limits. Budqet your time accordingly. Specific citations to cases are welcome but not as a substitute for thinking, i.e. do not use citations instead of clearly stating the relevant point of law.
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CRIMINAL PROCEDURE S B I. (60 minutes) EXAM NO. Amtrak trains travelling east from Los Angeles temporarily stop in Albuquerque, New Mexico. As part of a drug interdiction program, Albuquerque Police (APD) and Drug Enforcement Agents (DEA) routinely conduct investigative drug sweeps aboard these trains and on the station premises. As the trains pull into the station, disembarking passengers are scrutinized by armed, but plain-clothed, APD and DEA agents. As part of this drug interdiction program, Kevin Small, a DEA agent and APD officers board the trains and randomly question passengers and solicit permission to rummage through luggage in the hope of finding drugs. As a result of the frequency of these sweeps, Agent Small developed a working relationship with the train personnel who interact with the passengers and their luggage during the journey from Los Angeles to Albuquerque. Amtrak personnel provide him with the train manifest, containing the names and seating of the passengers, and other documents reflecting the destinations, points of departure, prices, method and time of payment for tickets. In return, Small offers rewards to informants and train personnel for tips leading to successful drug seizures. On Saturday, February 23, 1991, Small received a tip from a confidential informant about possible drug couriers on the coach section of the Amtrak train arriving in Albuquerque from California. While other enforcement officers investigated this tip, Agent Small proceeded to the sleeper section of the train to
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1992 Criminal - EXAM NO CRIMINAL PROCEDURE SECTION B Final Examination May 7 1992 Two and 1/2 Hours 1:30-3:00 THIS EXAMINATION MUST BE RETURNED

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