Courts are established social, political, and judicial institutions necessary for the manifestation of justice and the maintenance of law and order. The courts are part of the judicial branch of government, as outlined in Article III of the United States Constitution. Courts are the arenas in which the law is tried and applied. Judges are the presiding officers of the court. The United States Supreme Court is the most fundamental court because has "the authority to decide the constitutionality of federal laws and resolve other disputes over them," (United States Courts, 2012). This is true even though even though the court does not expressly enforce that law; enforcement is the province of the executive branch.
Walter Chaplinsky, was utilizing an open spot to disperse leaflets against a specific religion. After a vast group obstructed the street and made a scene. Chaplinsky was captured by the police. The town marshal who had cautioned him already additionally met him and Chaplinsky called him “a damned Fascist” and a " god-damned racketeer " (Dorf & Michael, n,d).
Maryland police officers pulled a vehicle over for speeding at approximately 3am on 7 August 1999. The police officers found three men in the vehicle. The driver was Donte Partlow, the front seat passenger and defendant Joseph Pringle, and the backseat passenger Otis Smith. One of the police officers asked the owner and driver of the vehicle for his license and registration. When Partlow opened the glove box, the police officer observed a large amount of money in the glove box. The police officer checked for outstanding warrants and issued Partlow a warning. Then the officer asked for permission to search his vehicle. Upon searching the vehicle the police officer found the money he had seen earlier as well as five baggies of cocaine in-between the armrest and back seat. All three occupants in the vehicle were questioned and denied any knowledge or ownership of the cocaine. Subsequently all three men were arrested and brought back to the police station for questioning. Pringle waived his rights after being given a Miranda warning and confessed that the cocaine was his and he intended to sell it. He claimed that the other occupants in the vehicle had no knowledge of the drugs. At trial, Pringle moved to suppress his confession, claiming that it was the result of an illegal arrest. The court denied his motion, and
The arrest was not legal because there was no probable cause. It would be different if they had gotten a call of suspicion and a description matching that person. You can not just go on a gut feeling you need to have an actual probable cause. Frisk is the search for weapons. She was stopping this person to search for drugs. She also orders the man to put up his hands and does not ask if she can search. This could be because she thinks she has probable cause. Also the evidence would not be admissible because the arrest was not legal. The exclusionary rule would apply to this situation.
In summary, on 10/16/15 at 0005 hours Ofc. E. Babczak #293 and I were dispatched to 1830 S. 47th Ct. in regard to a subject violating an order of protection.
Major Hughes logged the items into evidence where the crystal like substance will be sent to the lab for further testing. I ran Mickenzie through dispatch and dispatch advised Mickenzie had a positive warrant out of Ralls County for failure to appear on driving while suspended or revoked, warrant number 17RLFTA194, issued on 10-27-2017.
MILLERSBURG — A Millersburg woman last week denied criminal charges she wrote $150,000 in checks to herself from a business that employed her as a bookkeeper.
This case presents the question whether a complex statistical study that indicates a risk that racial considerations enter into capital sentencing determinations proves that petitioner McCleskey's capital sentence is unconstitutional under the Eighth or Fourteenth Amendment.
Throughout the course of this investigation, the following courthouse was researched to locate any all court documentation for Dennis Baker and Charlotte Baker, as the search was expanded to include Shawna Thornton’s affiliation with the Bakers’.
UPDATE #2: On October 18, 2016, nearly one year after Peyton's arrest, the St. Clair County Circuit Court ordered him to be released from jail and into his father's custody.
On the evening of Thursday, August 25, 2016, officers from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) encountered Lan Nguyen Tran, a fisherman of Escambia County. Suspicious of Tran’s shrimp boat and nets, Officer Allgood and Officer Manning of the FWC inspected Lan Tran’s fishing nets, of which four were discovered to be larger than sizes permitted by law, equating to a misdemeanor offense in the state of Florida (source). In a second-level violation of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission rules, Tran was detained, and a total of four oversized fishing nets were confiscated by the FWC officers (source). On Thursday, September 8, 2016, Lan Nguyen Tran entered the Escambia County court system, was arraigned on Friday, September 26, and pleaded not guilty on Tuesday, November 1, based on reports from the Escambia County Clerk of the Court (source). Tran was appointed a public defender by the court system, and The Honorable Ms. Jennifer Frydrychowicz was assigned to the case.
The reading I chose to reflect on was chapter three,” Entry into the Court System” from the book “Criminal Justice Case Briefs, Significant Cases in Juvenile Justice” by Craig Hemmens, Benjamin Steiner, and David Mueller.
It’s a much different outcome than a Sunday night incident in nearby Uniontown, which culminated in the shooting of a responding police officer and subsequent shooting death of the suspect.
As an intern for Blue Ridge Court Services (BRCS) during my last undergraduate semester, I had the opportunity offer to improve offenders’ likelihood of a successful return to their community as productive members and to reduce their recidivism rates.
Facts: In Lexington, Kentucky, police officers followed a suspected drug dealer to an apartment building where he went. When they arrived outside of the door to the apartment where the suspect was they reportedly could smell marajuana. The police then knocked and shouted they they were there and in return they could hear what sounded like people destroying the evidence and running around. The police then knocked down the door and saw the respondent as well as drugs laying out without having to look anywhere. later the police found more drugs and paraphernalia doing a more in-depth search. “The Circuit Court denied respondent’s motion to suppress the evidence, holding that exigent