Criminal Procedure Policy: United States Government

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Criminal Procedures Criminal Procedure Policy Sulyvette Garcia November 19, 2012 CJA 364 Criminal justice system is extremely complicated and need amendments to ensure that justice always prevails. Amendments protect the rights of the united state citizens, and its leaders. Other amendments prevent excessive use of power by the united state government. These amendments have affected the criminal procedures both negatively and positively. The fourth amendment of the constitution guards the citizens of the United States against the misuse of the state’s power. This amendment rules against unreasonable search of people and private property. A police issues a warrant of arrest to allow for seizure…show more content…
These places include water bodies, wood areas and even plain grass fields. However the United States constitution protects cartilage. Existing circumstances that requires the police argent search to eliminate danger proceeds without following the due process. Motor vehicles are not residence personal effects. If an individual might to hurt the police officers or destroy evidence, then an arrest follows. Searches in public schools and institution do not call for the warrants. Privacy in private information stored in computer is not inclusive. This is because they may contain substantial evidence that incriminate their owner. The fourth amendment is sometimes not justice conscious in some cases. This include when a person acts suspicious on traffic, only slight questioning may commence. This intern can lead to the escape of criminals from the hands of the police. Sometimes warrant of search may be made and yet the private property is free of any criminal activity thus intrusion to private property (Butler,…show more content…
In the venire of the jury, the jury has to act across races and community to ensure fair trials. The defendant is free to challenge the verdict if the jury does not represent a minor community. According to vicinage, a trial takes place in the district where the criminal activity occurs. The defender needs to know all the charges labeled by the prosecutor. The sixth amendment also forbids the prosecutor from verbal evidence. The evidence obtained needs scrutiny in front of the jury to determine its validity. This amendment is not applicable if the prosecutor does not know the witness. The defender has the right to a lawyer. Failure to obtain one because of minimal financial resources or ignorance, the state obtains one for the defender (Henham,

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