World Library  

QR link for Probable Cause and the Informer
Add to Book Shelf
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Book

Probable Cause and the Informer

By Gilligan, Francis A., Major

Click here to view

Book Id: WPLBN0000672638
Format Type: PDF eBook
File Size: 1.46 MB.
Reproduction Date: 2005
Full Text

Title: Probable Cause and the Informer  
Author: Gilligan, Francis A., Major
Language: English
Subject: Government publications, Armed Forces, Military law
Collections: Military Law Review
Publication Date:
Publisher: Government Publication


APA MLA Chicago

A. Gilliga, M. F. (n.d.). Probable Cause and the Informer. Retrieved from

Military Law Review

Introduction: have expressed a preference for searches authorized by a magistrate. In the military a military judge or a commanding officer takes the place of the magistrate. Perspective in this area may be gained by recognizing three ways in which information as to criminal activity may reach the magistrate. One, in the rare case, he may personally observe criminal activity or its fruits. Two, he may personally confront the person who has seen the criminal activity or evidence of its fruits. In the civilian context this person will typically be a police officer. In the military a CID agent or merely a member of the commander?s unit may be the informer. Three, the person directly confronting the magistrate is basing his evidence about criminal activity or its fruits wholly or in part on information obtained from third parties who are not present before the magistrate. These parties may or may not be identified. Throughout the area


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from World Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.