4 Written Questions
4 Multiple Choice Questions
- (1962) Gideon got charged for breaking into a pool hall. Justices required criminal courts to provide free legal counsel to those who could not afford it.
- (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.
- (1976) "Hot Pursuit" clause made, meaning evidence is admissible if found during hot pursuit.
- (1984) If effort to get a legitimate warrant was made in "good faith" then evidence is admissible.
4 True/False Questions
Minnesota v Carter → (1999) Made "in plain view" rule. Guys bagging coke next to a window where a cop saw them.
Florida v JL → (2000) Cops got anonymous call saying a guy had a gun illegally, but this wasn't enough probable cause to warrant a search. Conviction was thrown out.
Mapp v Ohio → (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.
Weeks v US → (1914) Established exclusionary rule, evidence gotten without a warrant isn't admissable in a federal court