Exclusionary Rule Evaluation

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Exclusionary Rule Evaluation Paper

University of Phoenix
CJA 364

The following paper will analyze the rationale and purpose of the exclusionary rule and identify exceptions to the exclusionary rule. In this analysis, it will state the costs and benefits of the exclusionary rule, as well as alternative remedies to the rule. The author will state their position on the exclusionary rule and provide support for their position. The author will also include support from two peer reviewed sources.

The Fourth Amendment to The Constitution of the United States reads:
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People can have many different definitions of what faith means to them. This rule I feel leaves a great loophole in the criminal justice system on law enforcement obtaining evidence illegally and it being admissible. If the search warrant is not valid the author feels the evidence shall not be admissible. Qualified immunity gives law enforcement immunity against lawsuits in the event the Miranda or constitutional rights were violated. This rule really allows those law enforcement officials to suffer no consequence for their violation of rights. To take a job in law enforcement means to protect and serve, knowing your job is crucial part of being able to successfully complete and honestly protect and serve those people who depend on law enforcement. The problem arises when people take law enforcement jobs to have power and to be able to legally disobey these laws and rights and have absolute no consequence. The rest of the rules are reasonable to the exclusionary rules, we have a criminal justice system that continues to learn and modify the laws as problems arise at the Supreme Court level. We do not live a society that has an unflawed criminal justice system rather a criminal justice system that uses amendments and laws as guidelines for providing proper punishment. Below is a chart provided to help better understand admissible evidence in


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