Forensic 4 - Question 1 2 out of 2 points Is a search...

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Question 1 2 out of 2 points Is a search warrant always required to obtain evidence? Answer Selected Answer: A judge issues a search warrant to authorize law enforcement officers to search a particular location and seize specific items. To obtain a search warrant, police must show probable cause that a crime was committed and that items connected to the crime are likely to be found in the place specified by the warrant. Police may only search the particular area and seize the specific items called for in the search warrant. Police may search outside the scope of the warrant only if they are protecting their safety of others, or if they are acting to prevent the destruction of evidence. Police may seize objects not specified in the warrant only if they are in plain view during the course of the search. Correct Answer: A search warrant is not always required to obtain evidence. The following circumstances do not require a warrant: and he is legally permitted to be there. the subject’s control, at least within arm’s reach of the suspect. suspects, and evidence encountered during the sweep might be subject to legal seizure. Response Feedback: [None Given] Question 2 2 out of 2 points What is the fruit of the poisonous tree doctrine? Answer Selected Answer: Legal doctrine that excludes from evidence anything obtained improperly obtained evidence. Correct
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Answer: Under the fruits of the poisonous tree doctrine, evidence subsequently obtained because of a defective search warrant or improper procedure can be excluded from evidence in court. An exception may exist when the evidence could have or would have been obtain anyway by other means. Response Feedback: [None Given] Question 3 2 out of 2 points What is the purpose of discovery? Answer Selected Answer: Part of the pre-trial litigation process during which each party requests relevant information and documents from the other side in an attempt to "discover" pertinent facts. The discovery process is the complete exchange of records ad evidence from both the State and the defense attorney. Correct Answer: The general exchange of information and evidence between prosecutors and defendants is called promoting justice, avoiding surprises during trials, and in facilitating the more rapid settlement of cases, prosecutors are typically required to provide the defense copies of the arrest records, search warrants, witness statements, and, in general, access to all evidence in the case. However, local discovery rules vary from one jurisdiction to the next,
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