Some may argue that the Fourth Amendment makes gathering evidence more difficult for the law enforcement. The Fourth Amendment’s ultimate goal is the “provision is to protect people’s right to privacy and freedom from arbitrary governmental intrusions” (Legal Information). Therefore the Fourth Amendment gives everyone a right to their own privacy. Even though that it might seem like it would make it harder to gather information. The Fourth Amendment is "the right of the people to be secure in their persons.”
This is an important concept because it explains that officers should not follow society and pressure from the public and media but follow the laws that our country. This a good thing to have when dealing with persuasive criminals and individuals. Both officers and civilians benefit from this principle because it protects both parties. Officers also need to know the laws, so they can stay away form trouble and not be deceived by public persuasion. This is a good thing to have in America today, because many criminals will say anything to get out of punishment.
The Supreme Court of the United States, in Wilkinson v. Austin, decided more than a decade ago that the state of Ohio 's Super Max facilities did not violate those prisoner 's due process rights long established under precedent. Although the prisoners lost their case, the controversy is very much alive (Lobel 2008). This issue affects every American citizen. Although all citizens will not face confinement in a super-max facility, but a due process analysis in the higher federal courts has serious implications. The American legal system is built
It indicates that if the court didn’t have any evidence against a criminal and the court let him go and later, police find evidence against criminals so they can’t arrest that person again. It shows to us that the seventh amendment is very important and helpful. The 8th Amendment is important to all people that live in the United States. First, the 8th Amendment helps the courts to take a decision.
Magna Carta The Magna Carta, also known as the 'Great Charter ' was a significant and influential document sealed by the King of England, King John in 1215. This year marks the 800th anniversary celebration since the Magna Carta was signed in Runnymede, Surrey on June 15, 1215. This essay will discuss the historical background of the Magna Carta.
Stare Decisis Examining Hofsherier’s equal protection analysis the majority in Johnson not only held that the analysis was wrong but also concluded that stare decisis did not compelled to court to follow Hofsheier as precedent. In addition, Johnson indicated that Hofsheier’s analysis was faulty, which resulted in a number of sex crimes against minors. The Court referred to these “broad consequences” as the reason why stare decisis should not be allowed in order to correct an error in our constitutional jurisprudence. Stare decisis is one of the most important doctrines for the legal system.
For example, if a person is detained by law enforcement, law enforcement are not able to torture this person for information they seek. All people have civil liberties of freedom of torture. The police also aren’t able to illegally or forcefully abduct a person to quiet them down etc. (There have been claims for activist of every kind that they were forcefully detained a prison to shut them up). Hebeas Corpus protect a lot of individual rights and liberties so that people can’t be taken advantage of and abused from anyone that feels they have the right to do
Muslim Americans endured more government scrutiny after September 11, 2001. The United States government decided to monitor this population. This involves surveillance on phones, worship place and funds. The US government needed to pass a law to collect data to use concerning risks. Consequently, the Several days later after the 9/11 attack, the U.S. passed the USA PATRIOT Act which is an acronym for “Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism” (Stan, 2014).
This was a period in our country where morality, and equality, had come to be questioned for the first time since our country broke away from its European roots, and winning its independence on July 04, 1776. The American culture and its society would be changed forever over this twenty to thirty-year course. Forrest Gump is very simple-minded man who lives his life by a set of values forever instilled in him by his mother, Ms. Gump. In many ways the preoperational stage given to us by Jean Piaget applies very strongly to the movie Forrest Gump, for example when he started playing football, and joined the Vietnam War. The Cognitive
2. Determine whether the lawyer is able to handle your case: Another thing that you must be careful about is the qualification of your lawyer; you cannot risk your life with an unqualified lawyer therefore before hiring any you must check his or her license to practice. Remember only a licensed lawyer can fight the case for you. Some lawyer have license to practice in a particular state, if your lawyer has such limitations then you must check what is needed to be done about
What are the Miranda Rights and what should they mean to you? Why is exercising the Miranda Rights beneficial to you? Why are law enforcement officers required by law to advise an individual that is being investigated for a criminal offense of their Miranda Rights? Why should Miranda Rights be important to you? The Miranda Right should be important to you, because when being arrested, questioned, or investigated a person must know the constitutional rights that are given unto them so they know what they are able and unable to do.
The film Dear Zachary, directed by Kurt Kuenne, makes an argument in response to a very specific situation: the murder of Kuenne’s best friend Andrew Bagby and Bagby’s son Zachary, both killed by Andrew’s ex-girlfriend Shirley Turner. Kuenne argues that bail should be denied to anybody accused of a serious crime who also has custody of a child. While this argument is reasonable, it only provides a solution for very narrow circumstances. For the greater protection of society as a whole, an expanded version of Kuenne’s stance on bail laws is necessary. Bail should be denied not only to people accused of a serious crime who have custody of a child, but also to anybody suspect of a violent crime.
The fifth amendment to the United States Constitution guarantees, among other things, the right of any person accused of a crime to not testify against himself. This amendment has been a part of the U.S. Constitution since 1791. However, it was not until the 1960s that law enforcement were forced to really take this Constitutional Right seriously. In 1963 a man named Ernesto Arturo Miranda was arrest for robbery.
Have you ever been watching a movie or a crime T.V. show and there is a police officer arresting someone and saying something along the lines of, “You have the right to remain silent..”? Not only does that happen in shows and movies, it does happen in real life. The Miranda Rights were officially established in 1966 when Ernesto Miranda, was arrested and confessed to his crimes but his confession was later thrown out because the officer who arrested im did not read Miranda his rights. Officially, every police officer who is taking someone into custody must recite the Miranda rights. Now, does Miranda v. Arizona ensure justice and preserve liberty?