Chapter 6 Notes - 2

Chapter 6 Notes - 2 - Ch. 6 Constitutional Safeguards and...

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Ch. 6 Constitutional Safeguards and Criminal Procedures 4 th Amendment Protections – right of people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects o Search warrant – an order granted by a public authority, such as a judge, that authorizes law enforcement personnel to search particular premises or property Probable cause – reasonable ground for believing that a person should be arrested or searched o Business search warrants – government sometimes can search businesses in highly regulated industries such as liquor, guns, and strip mining Probable cause doesn’t apply for business search warrants 5 th Amendment Protections – no one can be deprived of life, liberty, or property without due process of law o Due process of law – law must be carried out in a fair and orderly way o Double jeopardy – a situation occurring when a person is tried twice for the same criminal offense o Self-incrimination (not applicable to corporations) 6 th Amendment Protections – right to speedy trial, right to a jury trial, right to a public
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2012 for the course LAW LAW taught by Professor Ricks during the Spring '09 term at Rutgers.

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