here are three different procedural rules that can have a large impacts on a criminal case:
1. Arrests must be based on probable cause.
2. The police must not detain someone unless they have reasonable, articulable suspicion that criminal activity is afoot and this person may be involved.
3. Individuals who are in custody and subjected to police interrogation must be provided with their Miranda rights.
Which of the above procedural protections do you believe is the most important to our society? Why?
What have you learned about these procedural protections that you did not know before?
What is the potential result if law enforcement does not follow these particular procedural laws? Why have our courts decided upon this remedy?
Do you think these standards are too high or too low? Why?