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The Stop and Frisk Law

The U.S. Supreme Court has expanded the stop and frisk law in recent years based on landmark cases that impacted the categories listed in the course textbook. Some may feel that it hinders the scope of law enforcement officers, yet they may not understand that it expands.

Do you believe that the Supreme Court has expanded stop and frisk law in recent years? Why, or why not? Give several examples of how a frisk may evolve into a search.

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The U.S. Supreme Court has expanded the stop and frisk law in recent years based on landmark cases that impacted the categories listed in the course textbook. Some may feel that it hinders the scope of law enforcement officers, yet they may not understand that it expands on the average citizens Fourth Amendment protection during their daily activities. According to Worrall (2010), ...

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The solution talks about the Supreme Court's ruling on an officer's ability to stop and frisk in general as well as in a specific case. 249 words with a cited reference.

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