Write an essay of 750 to 1,000 words discussing the exclusionary rule and good faith exception. Include the following:
1. Explain the purpose and scope of the exclusionary rule. Provide examples of when law enforcement evidence may be suppressed due to the exclusionary rule.
2. Explain the purpose of the good faith exception of the exclusionary rule.
3. Discuss whether the good faith exception provides an open door to the abuse of the exclusionary rule, or whether it is a reasonable exception.
Be sure to cite three to five relevant scholarly sources in support of your content. Use only sources found at the GCU Library, government websites/legal case sites or those provided in Topic Materials.
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.
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