Began at 7:00 PM - Washington Week with Gwen Ifill
Episode: Crime, Law and Enforcement
From minor infractions to identity theft and murder, this program sorts out categories of crimes and their severity, and lets viewers know what takes place during an arrest and arraignment. With input from prosecutors, police officers, and other experts, the video also discusses some fairly common scenarios and their constitutional parameters. Can a student's locker be searched without permission? When is evidence found without a warrant admissible in court? Should a suspect—even one who is innocent—"plead the Fifth" if arrested?
Length:32 minutes 3 seconds