the role of the Miami-Dade County Court, Criminal Misdemeanors
Written Exercise Instructions
For this assignment
you are to play the role of the Miami-Dade County Court, Criminal Misdemeanors
Division judge who is hearing the motion to suppress on behalf of the four defendants. Your job is to
write an opinion finding whether the physical evidence and testimonial evidence is admissible at trial (or
not), and to state the law that supports your ruling. Your ruling will be divided in two sections: one for
the two protesters who were first arrested, and a second ruling for the second two who were arrested.
You are to include in your ruling all of the legal issues you identify. These legal issues have been covered
in the course material. You are not required to cite cases by name (you may if you wish), but cite the
legal theories that are relevant to resolving the motions to suppress. The minimum length is 1,200 words.
You are to double-space the paper and use APA format. You are to include the Saint Leo core value of
personal development within the ruling as it pertains to officer conduct.
CLICK ON RESOURCES ON THE BOTTOM OF THE INSTRUCTIONS RUBRIC ATTACHED AND USE THE
CRJ SCENARIO AND MAP.
USE SCHOLARLY SOURCES – CITE A CASE. STUDY OR LEGAL THEORIES THAT CAN BE USED IN THIS SCENARIO.