The police have a search warrant to search Dan’s house for a stolen bike. While conducting the search, one officer notices a brand new laptop computer on the table. Suspecting that it could be stolen, he turns over the computer to read the serial number on the back of the computer. He reports the number back to the police headquarters and finds that the computer is stolen. The officer seizes the computer. The seizure computer _________ justified under the plain view doctrine.
Horton v. California: A person was robbed in his garage by two masked men. The police later determined that the defendant was one of the robbers. The police obtained a search warrant and searched defendant’s home. In the search the officer did not find the proceeds from the robbery but found the weapons used in the robbery. in the case, the officer’s finding of the weapons
B) was not
In the case, the Court held that the officer’s finding of the weapons_______ justified under the plain view doctrine.
B) was not
8. The inadvertent discovery requirement was made to prevent the police from turning a specific search into a general search. The Court in Horton reasoned that ______
A) without the requirement there would be no way to prevent the police from turning a specific search warrant into a
B) even without the requirement there is still a way to prevent the police from turning a specific search warrant into a
9. Under the current law, for a seizure to be justified under the plain view doctrine the discovery of the item_______
A)must be inadvertent
B) does not need to be inadvertent
10.New Jersey v. T.L.O: A teacher saw two girls smoking in a lavatory. One of them was T.L.O. The teacher took the two girls to the Principal’s office. A school ofticial searched T.L.O.s purse and found cigarettes and marjuana.
In the case, the Court ruled that school officials need which one of the following to search a student?
A) Probable cause that the student is involved in a crime only.
B) Probable cause that the student is involved in a crime or an infraction of school rules.
C) Reasonable suspicion that the student is involved in a crime only.
D) Reasonable suspicion that the student is involved in a crime or an infraction of school rules.
11. In New Jersey v. T.L.O., the Court held that school officials
B) DO NOT NEED
14. The Court in the case held that reasonableness of searches of students must be examined under a twofold inquiry.
Which one of the following best describes the twofold inquiry?
A. First, school officials must have probable cause. Second, they must have a warrant.
B. First, school officials must investigate the allegation. Second, they must have reasonable suspicion to search a
C. First, school officials must have probable cause to show that the student has committed a crime or a violation of the
school rules. Second, the search of the student must be confined with reasonable scope.
D. First, school officials must have reasonable suspicion to search the student. Second, the search must be confined
within the reasonable scope.
15. The Court in the case held that the search conducted by the school official was
16. Which one of the following statements is correct?
The police entered Miss Mapp’s house
A. with a search warrant issued by a judge
B. with Miss Mapp’s consent
C. with neither a warrant nor consent