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Fourth Amendment and Crime Scene Searches

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In review, what applications does the Fourth Amendment hold for crime scene searches relative to the concept of unreasonable searches and seizures? Explain.
Why is it necessary to collect and examine more than one questioned, unknown, known, or exemplar item of evidence? Explain.
What do you think is the most significant challenge associated with collecting and using evidence with class characteristics in court? Explain.
What do you think is the most significant challenge associated with collecting and using evidence with individual characteristics in court? Explain.

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In review, what applications the Fourth Amendment hold for crime scene searches relative to the concept of unreasonable searches and seizures? Explain.

Crime scene searches relative to the concept of unreasonable searches and seizures must be done under the application of probable cause. For a crime scene search to be applicable in court under the Fourth Amendment, it must be supported by an Oath or affirmation that specifically describes the place to be searched, and the persons or things to ...

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A look at what is and isn't protected by the fourth amendment during a crime scene investigation. 336 words with a reference.

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