(Description from 2023 edition. For informational purposes only)
The all-new Eighth Edition of this Exam Study Guide is designed to assist you in your study of the laws of Arrest, Search and Seizure for exam preparation or general knowledge. It consists of hundreds of questions testing your knowledge of the various cases and rules related to modern constitutional criminal procedure, along with comprehensive answers with detailed explanations. These are sophisticated exam questions related to the pertinent classical and current judicial decisions which directly impact the day-to-day activity of today’s law enforcement and criminal justice community.
The exam items relate to cases from the United States Supreme Court, the New Jersey Supreme Court, and the various panels of the Superior Court, Appellate Division. College and law school students and teachers will find these practice questions to be an invaluable resource for the study of criminal procedure, providing a challenging bank of testing material for the law of arrest, search warrants, exceptions to the warrant requirement, privacy expectations, private searches, regulatory and administrative searches, border searches, fire scenes, investigative detentions (stop and frisk), motor vehicle stops, and the good faith exceptions to the state and federal exclusionary rules.
Newly added items test your knowledge of what is needed for probable cause (State v. Pinson); the law governing protective sweeps once the officer leaves the residence (State v. Radel); traffic stops based on the “inference” that “the driver is the owner” (Kansas v. Glover); the revised elements for exigent circumstances (State v. Manning); new requirements for a Rule 3:5A investigative detention order (In re Investigation of Burglary & Theft); an unsuccessful attempt to stop a suspect by the use of force (Torres v. Madrid); a warrantless home entry when the officer is in pursuit of a person wanted for a minor offense (Lange v. California); determining whether the community caretaking exception extends to home entries (Caniglia v. Strom); use of deadly force during a gun battle (Baskin v. Martinez); expectations of privacy in the common hallway of a rooming house (State v. Louis Williams); text messages and expectations of privacy (State v. Armstrong); swabbing hands for gunshot residue (GSR) (State v. Lentz); traffic stops to further an investigation (State v. Alessi); traffic stop based on a partially covered rear license plate (State v. Roman-Rosado).