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Criminal Procedure: Investigation Mid-Term (T/F)

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If police officers have probable cause to search and they reasonably believe that evidence is in imminent danger of destruction, they can search without a warrant
True
An officer conducting a protective pat- down search can never seize any items but weapons
False
Arrests are usually shorter in duration than stops
False
A suspect's race alone cannot constitute reasonable suspicion
True
The constitution is a different type of doc than a statute, because it expresses the will of the people as a whole.
True
A search warrant must specifically identify "thing to be seized" cannot specify a " class of items"
True
The discovery of evidence by means of the ordinary senses of law enforcement officers in any place where the officers have a lawful right to be are not searches
True
In Brown v. Mississippi, a case involving a Mississippi black man who was tortured into confessing to murder, Supreme Court ruled criminal procedure was a totally local manner
False
Equal protection of the law means everyone is treated equally
False
Law enforcement officers often prefer searches without warrants because the time it takes to one issued
True
Stop and frisks are more invasive than an arrest
False
According to the interest in fact- finding and the search for truth, the greater the deprivation the decision imposes, the greater the factual foundation reg. support it
True
According to the us supreme court, so long as officers have probable cause, they do not need to obtain prior judicial approval to make an arrest in a private place
True
When a suspect is arrested in a car or other vehicle, police, as a part of the search incident to the arrest may search the trunk
False
Reasonable suspicion can never be based on hearsay information
False
A majority of US Supreme Court justices have to vote to review a case before it can be heard
False
Unless the police are in hot pursuit of a suspect, the 4th amendment usually requires a warrant to enter a private home to make arrests
True
Some state constitutions provide rights not mentioned in the US Constitution
True
In determining probable cause, police officers must rely solely on direct info
False
The plain view doctrine does not allow the use of ordinary technological enhancements that are widely available
False
How an appellate court disposes of a case is called its opinion.
False
Criminal procedures are the rules Gov. must follow in enforcing the law
True
Crime control in a constitutional democracy depends on the balance between searching for the correct result in a criminal cases and the commitment to use fair procedures in pursuing criminals
True
US Supreme has held that citizens have a reasonable expectation of privacy in the telephone numbers they call
False
Arrest produces written documents that become part of a person's record
True
An officer's subjective, honest belief that a crime has been committed is enough to support probable cause to arrest
False
A habeas corpus proceeding is not a separate proceeding from a defendants criminal case
False
The reasonableness of a search pursuant to a search warrant does not depend on how police enter the place authorized for search
True
The knock and announce rule's origins form English common law.
False
In Draper v. US, the Supreme Court found info that may not be admissible in trial to prove guilt could still be used to establish probable cause
True
Concerning arrests for minor crimes, the Supreme Court has decided to leave to police discretion whether suspects ought to be searched incident to their arrest
True
The party appealing a lower court ruling or decision to a higher court is called appellee.
False
The balance between result and process never rests as a point that satisfies everyone
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