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NCJ Number: 200508 Find in a Library
Title: Search, Seizure, Investigation, and Interrogation (From Juvenile Justice System: Law and Process, Second Edition, P 105-129, 2002, Mary J. Clement -- See NCJ–200505)
Author(s): Mary J. Clement Ph.D.
Date Published: 2002
Page Count: 25
Sponsoring Agency: Butterworth-Heinemann
Woburn, MA 01801-2041
Sale Source: Butterworth-Heinemann
225 Wildwood Ave
Woburn, MA 01801-2041
United States of America
Type: Instructional Material
Format: Book (Hardbound)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This chapter discusses the conditions under which a juvenile may be searched by law enforcement officials.
Abstract: Searches are particularly important because they can lead to seizure, investigation, interrogation, arrest, and possible conviction. Stating that juveniles have just as much right to be secure in their person from unreasonable searches and seizures as do adults, the author presents juvenile courts’ interpretations of the Fourth Amendment in the concerning search and seizure. Noting that a search warrant is required if a law enforcement official is planning to take an individuals’ property into custody as evidence of a crime, the author presents Supreme Court decisions illustrating reasonable expectancy of privacy, reasonable place for privacy, valid search, hot pursuit and other emergencies, incident to a lawful arrest, plain view, consent, voluntariness, authority to permit searches, automobile exceptions, stop and frisk procedures, and unique searches. Following a discussion of the special conditions of school searches, the author details the investigation and interrogation of juveniles contending that law enforcement officials need to take notice of rules for a confession, the role of a juvenile’s parent, the age of the juvenile, the role of a probation officer, and the difference between notification and questioning. References, appendix
Main Term(s): Juvenile justice system; Search and seizure
Index Term(s): School searches; Search and seizure laws; Search warrants; Vehicle searches; Warrantless search
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