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" The officer need not be absolutely certain that the individual is armed; the issue is whether a reasonably prudent man in the circumstances would be warranted in the belief that his safety or that of others was in danger. And in determining whether the... "
Police Practices and Civil Rights in New York City: A Report of the United ... - Page 86
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Justice as Translation: An Essay in Cultural and Legal Criticism

James Boyd White - Political Science - 1994 - 332 pages
...from those facts, reasonably warrant that intrusion." 392 US 1, 21 (1968). "[T]he issue is whether a reasonably prudent man in the circumstances would...the belief that his safety or that of others was in danger." Id. at 27. 36. These are also difficulties with the Terry rule itself, of course. But, as...
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The Least Dangerous Branch?: Consequences of Judicial Activism

Stephen Powers, Stanley Rothman, Smith College. Center for the Study of Social and Political Change - Law - 2002 - 221 pages
...crime. The officer need not be absolutely certain that the individual is armed; the issue is whether a reasonably prudent man in the circumstances would...the belief that his safety or that of others was in danger" (392 US 1 , 3 1 ). As the opinion in Terry suggests, in the 1960s and 1970s the exceptions...
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Cato Supreme Court Review 2003-2004, Volumes 2003-2004

Mark K. Moller, Timothy Lynch, Robert A. Levy - Law - 2004 - 517 pages
...added, "[t]he officer need not be absolutely certain that the individual is armed; the issue is whether a reasonably prudent man in the circumstances would...the belief that his safety or that of others was in danger." 41 But the Court placed limits on the power to frisk. It cautioned that a "search for weapons...
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Criminal Procedure: A Contemporary Perspective

James R. Acker, David C. Brody - Law - 2004 - 634 pages
...crime. The officer need not be absolutely certain that the individual is armed; the issue is whether a reasonably prudent man in the circumstances would...the belief that his safety or that of others was in danger. And in determining whether the officer acted reasonably in such circumstances, due weight must...
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The Psychology and Law of Criminal Justice Processes

Roger J. R. Levesque - Law - 2006 - 723 pages
...crime. The officer need not be absolutely certain that the individual is armed; the issue is whether a reasonably prudent man in the circumstances would...the belief that his safety or that of others was in danger. And in determining whether the officer acted reasonably in such circumstances, due weight must...
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