Quiz 7: Crime
I would side with law enforcement in this case. Here, the questions being posed happened contemporaneously. It was not a long drawn out harassment of the defendant over time in an effort to induce him to act in a criminal manner. In fact, the defendant was carrying a small amount of the drug at the initial meeting. Furthermore, at the sale of the larger amount, F called the officer of his own volition and offered to sell him the drugs. The officer did not solicit F for such a large amount. Thus, there was no entrapment.
The goal of British law is to protect the individual from the powerful state. When the police suspect that a crime has been committed, they will need to obtain evidence. The fourth amendment to the constitution ban the government from doing illegal searches and capturing of partnerships, corporations, individuals and organizations.
Criminal Law: Criminal law is the body of law that is related to crime. It prohibits and punishes conduct that threatens public safety and welfare. The criminal defendant is entitled to a lawyer, even if she cannot afford to pay for it herself. Hence, option is correct. The police can never question the accused without the lawyer being present. Hence, option is incorrect option. The prosecution must prove the government's case by a preponderance of the evidence. Hence, option is incorrect. All the federal crimes are felonies. Hence, option is incorrect.