Learning Objectives

After finishing this chapter, you should be able to:

6.1 Explain the importance of law enforcement interactions with the courts.

6.2 Describe the major issues related to due process, especially as it relates to search and seizure.

6.3 Identify how technology has changed law enforcement tactics.

6.4 Identify how and when a search or arrest warrant can be obtained, and provide examples of landmark cases related to searches.

6.5 Summarize cases related to the right to counsel at trial.