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Cases pertaining to 4th Amendment Test

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4 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. (1987) "Honest Mistake" clause made when drugs were found with a warrant for a different location, but unintentionally.
  2. (1976) "Hot Pursuit" clause made, meaning evidence is admissible if found during hot pursuit.
  3. (1944) the Fourteenth Amendment did not impose specific limitations on criminal justice in the states, and that illegally obtained evidence did not necessarily have to be excluded from trials in all cases.
  4. (1961) Person is searched and the cops find pornography(against Ohio law), but court found the evidence inadmissible. Exclusionary rule had to be binding on all state cases.

4 True/False Questions

  1. US v Leon(1984) If effort to get a legitimate warrant was made in "good faith" then evidence is admissible.

          

  2. Nix v Williams(1944) the Fourteenth Amendment did not impose specific limitations on criminal justice in the states, and that illegally obtained evidence did not necessarily have to be excluded from trials in all cases.

          

  3. Minnesota v Carter(1966) Ernesto Miranda confesses to raping a girl, but wasn't made aware of his protection in the bill of rights. Supreme Court held that criminal suspects must be informed of their right to consult with an attorney and of their right against self-incrimination prior to questioning by police.

          

  4. Escobedo v Illinois(1984) The evidence pertaining to the discovery and condition of the victim's body was properly admitted at respondent's second trial on the ground that it would ultimately or inevitably have been discovered even if no violation of any constitutional provision had taken place.

          

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