Body – Address the following in 5–6 pages:
- Describe the Exclusionary Rule and what it is meant to protect the citizens of this country from.
- What are the benefits of the Exclusionary Rule? Explain.
- Identify at least 2 methods of demonstrative evidence that would explain the concept of best evidence. You may use scenarios to describe the theory of best evidence.
- Explain to the newly appointed investigators the absolute adherence to avoiding any evidentiary issue that would result in a Fruit of the Poisonous Tree violation.
- Explain the ramifications and results of such a violation. Use at least 2 scenarios to demonstrate this issue.
- Explain to the new investigators the idea behind the court’s displeasure with issues like the Christian Burial Speech. What might it mean in the long run to a serious case just as it did with Brewer v. Williams?
- Explain the types of behavior that may result in the application of the Shocking the Conscience of the Court test. Provide at least 1 scenario as demonstrative instruction.
- Provide instruction that coercion is a clear violation of the Constitution. What areas are violated, and what types of behavior are considered coercion?
- What are the liabilities of the Exclusionary Rule? Explain.
- What types of errors can occur? Explain
- What ramifications can result from these errors? Explain.