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The Legislative Committee of the North Carolina Police Executives' Association proposed three changes to the 1961 General Assembly. The first concerned broadening the types of property that could be searched under a warrant. A second proposal clarified the terms of arrest at the scene of an automobile accident. The third and final addressed an officer's right to arrest even without possession of a warrant when that officer has personal knowledge or a credible informant.
Among the most comprehensive plans passed in recent years of the North Carolina General Assembly has been the Obscene Literature Bill which makes it unlawful to purposely, knowingly, or recklessly disseminate, publish or make available obscenity in the form of writing, picture, record, play, dance or other representation. Other legislation in this Assembly detailed procedures for larceny, arson, and arrest.
There are some principal problems in he administration of criminal justice in North Carolina courts. This article discusses the source of some of those issues and their causes.
The 1959 North Carolina General Assembly dealt with issues of criminal procedure particularly related to the powers of law enforcement and the procedures for extradition.