Ohio (367 U.S. 64), the U.S. Supreme Court held that illegally obtained evidences may not be used to prosecute an accused in accordance with the protection under “unreasonable searches and seizures.” This decision was applied in the…
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in “Friend or Foe”). Despite the continuous adoption of this legal rule, I do agree with the contention of Edwin Meese.
“The rule endangers innocent victims while letting criminals escape” (“Friend or Foe”). Due to this principle, illegal weapons which are considered as illegally confiscated by police authorities because it violates the prohibition on unreasonable searches and seizures are considered as inadmissible in evidence. Hence, the illegal articles will not be included in the criminal proceeding which if actually admitted will surely convict the accused or punish the individual who is in possession of an illegal item. In this sense, the accused is freed from any liability with regard to that illegal item leaving the victim hopeless and frustrated. Moreover, this rule can encourage more law violators believing that they will not be punished by owning that illegal item as long as it is not seized legally. The fruit of the poisonous tree doctrine is not helpful per
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A. The statistics at the FBI show that in 2009 there were 6,604 incidents of hate crime, with 8,336 victims and 6,225 known offenders of the crimes (About hate crime statistics, 2009, 2009). B. The FBI refers to hate crimes as crimes of bias, meaning that it is done because the offender holds bias against the victim in relationship to prejudices that they hold (About hate crime statistics, 2009, 2009).
Even the basic healthcare facilities offered to the inmates are tailored to suit the male prisoners thus totally disregarding the minority female prisoner population. It can thus be safely concluded that prisons for female inmates are often invariably a poor adaptation of the male prisons (Bosworth, 2002; Zaitzow and Thomas, 2003).
In other words, both hereditary and environmental factors are equally prevalent for the chronic criminal activities of a person.
Most of the chronic offenders commit more than one type of crime and they engage in
In addition, the frontier lands were devoid of well-constituted police forces with a lot of vigilantism being recorded. Many large cities only had a handful of organized police forces. However, things drastically changed during
The suspect was subsequently charged informally as follows: a) he was denied a lawyer; b) witnesses did not take oath; c) the proceedings were not documented, and; d) sMrs Cook, the complainant, was also absent did not attend key sessions
However, such approval and acceptance may involve labels that are based on something that elicits repeated criminal behavior due to influence of one’s attitude (Akers, 2009).
This is the case of Getrude, my childhood friend who was very shy and reserved. However, one
They stay united, helping each other on welfare matters. Security, food, and living conditions are the main concerns of these subgroups. Not all groups are the same; they vary according to rules and way of