Criminal precedure

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Question 11 of 20
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Under the Fourth Amendment, which of the following is NOT a valid purpose for setting up a roadblock?

A. Immigration law enforcement

B. Detecting drunk drivers

C. Checking for drivers licenses and registration

D. Drug detection Reset Selection

Question 12 of 20
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A stop by a police officer for no reason or without any justification is:

A. not a stop.

B. unusual.

C. legal.

D. illegal. Reset Selection

Question 13 of 20
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An exception to the usual rule requiring individualized suspicion before stopping a vehicle is for certain types of:

A. checkpoints.

B. motor homes.

C. high-speed pursuits.

D. high-performance motor vehicles. Reset Selection

Question 14 of 20
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Which of the following is NOT a constitutionally valid type of roadblock?

A. General law enforcement

B. Drunk driving

C. Illegal aliens

D. Driver’s license check Reset Selection

Question 15 of 20
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During valid traffic stops, officers must always:

A. inform the person that they are free to go before attempting to get consent to search the vehicle.

B. get a written consent to search, as oral consents are not valid.

C. inform the person of his or her Fourth Amendment right before getting a consent to search.

D. reasonably limit the duration of the stop. Reset Selection

Question 16 of 20
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A vehicle stop is a Fourth Amendment:

A. seizure of persons and property.

B. search of property.

C. search of a person.

D. seizure equivalent to an arrest. Reset Selection

Question 17 of 20
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The minimum requirement for a vehicle stop, with regard to a particular vehicle or driver, is:

A. probable cause.

B. a warrant.

C. reasonable suspicion.

D. clear and convincing evidence. Reset Selection

Question 18 of 20
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The minimum requirement for an officer to arrest the passengers of a car along with the driver is:

A. probable cause.

B. a warrant.

C. reasonable suspicion.

D. clear and convincing evidence. Reset Selection

Question 19 of 20
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An officer makes a valid traffic stop and issues a valid ticket (citation). The officer has no intention of making an arrest or taking the person into custody. Without consent or probable cause, the officer searches the vehicle. Under the Fourth Amendment, this search is:

A. a lawful version of a search incident to a lawful arrest.

B. invalid because vehicle searches require warrants.

C. invalid because there is no probable cause or consent.

D. valid because there is a risk to officer safety. Reset Selection

Question 20 of 20
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The police may search a container located in a car without a search warrant even though they lack probable cause to search the car as a whole and only have probable cause to believe that:

A. the container itself contains contraband or evidence.

B. the car itself contains contraband or evidence.

C. the trunk itself contains contraband or evidence.

D. the driver contains contraband or evidence.

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    I agree with three of your answers -- 11, 17, and 18.

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