Criminal Procedure

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Criminal Procedure

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Searches and Seizures with a Warrant: Issuance of the Warrant 2

This lesson, part two of three lessons on searches and seizures with a warrant, addresses application of the rules for issuance of warrants. A first lesson, "Searches and Seizures with a Warrant: Issuance of the Warrant 1," involves basic principles about warrants, who can issue them, the "preference" for warrants, and concepts of probable cause, particularity and nexus. This lesson includes a detailed example of an application for a search warrant and the search warrant issued based on this application. These provide opportunities to identify potential shortcomings in both documents.

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Searches and Seizures with a Warrant: Execution of the Warrant

This third lesson in a three lesson set on warrants addresses execution of warrants. Two separate lessons, "Searches and Seizures with Warrants: Issuance of the Warrant 1" and "Searches and Seizures with Warrants: Issuance of the Warrant 2," cover the rules for issuing warrants and the use of these rules with an application for a search warrant and a search warrant. This third lesson treats what happens when police obtain a warrant. It examines the knock & announce requirement, the proper time and method of entry, and the property subject to search under a search warrant.

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Statutory Interpretation

This lesson introduces the student to the doctrine and processes involved in interpreting state and federal statutes. Statutes are a critical part of every substantive area of the law, so this is important background for every student, legal professional, lawyer and judge.

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Stop and Frisk

This lesson reviews the reasoning and holding of the landmark case of Terry v. Ohio, 392 U.S. 1 (1968) and explores the broader issues relating to investigative detentions and limited searches spawned by the Terry decision.

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