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NCJ Number: 35918 Find in a Library
Title: RECOVERING PHYSICAL EVIDENCE FROM THE RELUCTANT ACCUSED
Journal: POLICE LAW QUARTERLY  Volume:5  Issue:4  Dated:(JULY 1976)  Pages:5-13
Author(s): N J MOTHERWAY
Corporate Author: Illinois Institute of Technology
Chicago-Kent College of Law
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 9
Sponsoring Agency: Illinois Institute of Technology
Chicago, IL 60606
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS ARTICLE DISCUSSES LAWFUL METHODS OF OBTAINING BLOOD SAMPLES, FINGERPRINTS, VOICEPRINTS, HANDWRITING EXEMPLARS AND OTHER PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS FROM A SUSPECT OR ACCUSED WITHOUT VIOLATING HIS CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS.
Abstract: PERTINENT COURT DECISIONS IN THIS AREA ARE SUMMARIZED TO PROVIDE GUIDELINES ON PROBABLE CAUSE SEARCH AND SEIZURE OF PHYSICAL EVIDENCE FROM A PROTESTING ACCUSED FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS. A SAMPLING OF ILLUSTRATIVE COURT RULINGS IS APPENDED. ALSO INCLUDED IS A DISCUSSION OF CERTAIN ILLINOIS COURT RULINGS WHICH ILLUSTRATE HOW STATE LEGISLATURES HAVE ENACTED SOME STATUTES WHICH PROHIBIT THE ACQUISITION OF EVIDENCE BY METHODS APPROVED BY THE UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT.
Index Term(s): Evidence collection; Judicial decisions; Right against self incrimination; Rights of the accused; Search and seizure; Search and seizure laws; State courts
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