Theories Of Probable Cause, Reasonable Suspicion, And Proof Beyond A Reasonable Doubt

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Probable Cause Introduction Within this discussion, this learner will differentiate the concepts of probable cause, reasonable suspicion, and proof beyond a reasonable doubt, by trying to link the topic that this learner selected which was a Juveniles Right to Counsel. If this learners topic does not have relate to these discussion, and alternate case will be revived to address the topic. But before this learner discusses the sections of this discussion, this learner thinks we can understand what will be discussed if we know the definition of probable cause, reasonable suspicion, and proof beyond a reasonable doubt. The definition of probable cause, reasonable suspicion, and proof beyond a reasonable doubt Most of us kind of understand what probable cause is (also known as reasonable belief), and reasonable suspicion means. First we have probable cause is before a LEO can stop you in most cases they have some form of dependable facts in order to believe that a lawbreaking act has been committed. Now, in some cases the LEO might only need to have a reasonable suspicion of felonious activity to conduct a restricted search. Next, we have Reasonable suspicion which means that a LEO must have “sufficient knowledge to believe that criminal activity is at hand, and this level of knowledge is less than that of probable cause, so reasonable suspicion is usually used to justify a brief frisk in a public area or a traffic stop at roadside” (“Probable Cause and”, n.d., para. 8).
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