Instructions: In Module 6, we learned about criminal law.
Instructions: This week’s readings and the Module 6 Lesson addressed due process.
And ultimately- in reviewing the Holder Memorandum and the arguments both for and against the use of the public safety exception involving terrorists suspects- do you support the use of this exception and the potential violation of Miranda protections in furtherance of public safety, or do you believe it is an abuse of the exception and diminishes civil protections in the name of terrorism and fear- explain your opinion!
Saipov was recently convicted at trial, in the context of Abdulmutallab and Tsarnaev’s arguments- could any statement made by Saipov prior to being Mirandized be used against him at his trial?
What were the issues and arguments raised by both Abdulmutallab and Tsarnaev to have their statements suppressed because their statements did not fall under the “public safety exception”?
What was the public safety exception created in NY v. Quarles and how was this expanded in US v. Khalil?
The 9/11 Attack Incident
Collins vs. Virginia and the Fourth Amendment The fourth amendment shields people from irrational explorations and confiscations by law enforcement. Therefore, it ensures that the officers should have reasonable cause and warrant before they search for individuals. However, the fourth amendment protects these people solely against searches that are viewed as unreasonable under the law. […]
United States v Staton Christopher Staton, a former Detroit police colonel, was imprisoned of conspiracy to steal drugs. The case outlines some unethical practices by the police officer who frequently used his position to help drug traffickers make money. Notably, Staton used his position to conspire with drug traffickers, thereby being a part of a […]