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Criminal Procedure

University of Georgia School of Law

1975

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More On The New Federalism In Criminal Procedure, Donald E. Wilkes Jr. Jan 1975

More On The New Federalism In Criminal Procedure, Donald E. Wilkes Jr.

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The Burger Court has continued to relax federal constitutional restraints on the power of police and prosecutorial officials to detect and convict persons suspected of crime. During the 1973 Term, the fourth amendment right to be free from unreasonable search and seizure appears to have been the principal casualty of the Court's permissive attitude toward the exercise of governmental authority to enforce criminal laws. Although over half a dozen search and seizure cases were decided, in not a single one did the Court find that evidence had been obtained in violation of the fourth amendment. Other decisions narrowly interpreted ...