Please number these questions. They should not be done in essay form. No references needed.
1. The issues in Search and Seizure without a Warrant revolve around the factors that make consent valid or invalid, as well as the nature of consent. Explain your choices in this scenario by addressing the following questions:
What constitutes consent to a warrantless search, and who is able to consent? Give an example where consent might be somewhat ambiguous. Is there a reliable protocol police might employ to ensure that consent is valid? Explain your reasoning.
2. When can third parties consent to warrantless searches and seizures? For example, can a roommate consent to the search of the entire shared home? What about a family member? Does it matter whether the relevant part of the shared residence is a common area, or if it is locked? Explain.