The Exclusionary Rule supports the 4th Amendment of the United States Constitution. Judicial precedence has provided both the Exclusionary Rule and exceptions to the Exclusionary Rule. In general, conservative politicians claim that exceptions are not constitutional while progressive politicians claim that they are.
This site looks at why the Exclusionary Rule is important and the following video examines how the Exclusionary Rule can be sidestepped (Haber, 2016):
Using your reading assignment, the content above, and what you have learned about the Exclusionary Rule, answer the following questions:
- Should the exclusionary rule be abolished? Support your position.
- What exceptions would you consider adding to the exclusionary rule?
- What exceptions would you consider removing from the exclusionary rule?
Haber, M. (2016, March 8). Exclusionary Rule and how cops sidestep? (68) Michael A Haber Miami Miami criminal lawyer [Video]. YouTube. https://youtu.be/bntI1MybOSM
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