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Burdens Of Proof: Degrees Of Belief, Quanta Of Evidence, Or Constitutional Guarantees?, C.M.A. Mccauliff Nov 1982

Burdens Of Proof: Degrees Of Belief, Quanta Of Evidence, Or Constitutional Guarantees?, C.M.A. Mccauliff

Vanderbilt Law Review

This Article analyzes the whole range of burdens of proof as well as their constitutional implications. Part H of the Article discusses the traditional burdens of proof and the use of probability theory in legal fact finding. Part HI of the Article studies the decision making processes of law enforcement officers, the judges that review their decisions, and the decision making processes in appellate and administrative review. Part IV of the Article returns to the trial process and analyzes burdens of proof, not as degrees of belief, but as reflections of constitutional due process that mandate a required degree of …


Fourth Amendment And Statutory Limitations On Entry And Inspection Of Commercial Property In Environmental Enforcement, Steven A.G. Davison Oct 1982

Fourth Amendment And Statutory Limitations On Entry And Inspection Of Commercial Property In Environmental Enforcement, Steven A.G. Davison

All Faculty Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Florida V. Royer, Lewis F. Powell Jr. Oct 1982

Florida V. Royer, Lewis F. Powell Jr.

Supreme Court Case Files

No abstract provided.


Stop And Frisk Based Upon Anonymous Telephone Tips Sep 1982

Stop And Frisk Based Upon Anonymous Telephone Tips

Washington and Lee Law Review

No abstract provided.


Recent Decision, Duane A. Wilson Jan 1982

Recent Decision, Duane A. Wilson

Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has taken the instant opportunity to write an essay on the law of search and seizure on the high seas. Applying Ramsey, the majority found authority for the Coast Guard action, either under section 89(a) or through the consent of the Panamanian Government. Although both conclusions are open to dispute, the major question arises from the court's analysis of the constitutionality of the Coast Guard action. While a firm resolution of the confusion engendered by previous conflicting Fifth Circuit decisions is certainly desirable, the instant court's resolution fails to provide necessary analytical clarity. Judge …


How We Got The Fourth Amendment Exclusionary Rule And Why We Need It, Yale Kamisar Jan 1982

How We Got The Fourth Amendment Exclusionary Rule And Why We Need It, Yale Kamisar

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Why the continuing storm of controversy over the exclusionary rule? Why the deep and widespread hostility to it? I think a recent law office search case, because it arose in a setting so unlike the typical search and seizure case, furnishes a clue. In O'Connor v. Johnson, St. Paul police obtained a warrant to search an attorney's office for business records of a client suspected of making false written statements in applying for a liquor license. The attorney happened to be present when the police arrived. Holding on to his work product file, which contained some of the records sought, …