Prepare a 4–6-paragraph response to the following questions: What role does the concept of exclusionary rule play in our criminal justice system? To what extent might one argue that the exclusionary rule has gone too far in protecting civil liberties at t

Prepare a 4–6-paragraph response to the following questions: 

  • What role does the concept of exclusionary rule play in our criminal justice system? 
  • To what extent might one argue that the exclusionary rule has gone too far in protecting civil liberties at the expense of fighting crime?  

Further Guidelines

  • The provision contained in the Bill of Rights should be discussed as well as how it relates to criminal proceedings. 
  • Incorporate in your discussion some of the shifts in the U.S. Supreme Court’s position relating to the application of the exclusionary rule in more recent cases. 
  • Be sure to reference all sources using APA style. For more information on APA, please visit the APASTYLE Lab.