Presentation on theme: "Florida v. J.L. 2000 By: Juliannie Santiago Sarah Kennedy."— Presentation transcript:
Florida v. J.L By: Juliannie Santiago Sarah Kennedy
Constitutional Issue Under the Fourth Amendment, the search is unconstitutional illegal search and seizure.
Florida Description Was trying to uphold their law Anonymous tip Defending original arrest
J.L. Description 15 year old black male Got frisked without a reason Charged with carrying a weapon without license
Background of Case Anonymous received by Miami-Dade police violate his Fourth Amendment rights against unreasonable search and seizure.
Majority Opinion They violated the Fourth Amendment 9 voted for J.L. 0 voted against
Other Court Opinions The unanimous opinion authored by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the court concluded that J.L. the anonymous tip did not meet the minimum requirements to perform a warrantless search.
Significance They judge by the appearance and they had no real reason and went by a tip.
Our Response to this Case The police needs clear and just cause to search an individual.
Sources of Information URL: 1999/1999/1999_98_1993http://www.oyez.org/cases/ /1999/1999_98_1993 Name: Oyez URL: r0066.gif r0066.gif Name: Stu’s View