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exclusionary rule

noun
1.
a rule that forbids the introduction of illegally obtained evidence in a criminal trial.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60
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  • The exclusionary rule applies, and the police conduct falls outside the good faith exception to the exclusionary rule.
  • Sentencing proceedings are not covered, with respect to strict application of the hearsay exclusionary rule.
  • The exclusionary rule should not be applied when a law enforcement officer conducts a search in reasonable reliance.
  • The exclusionary rule is instead a judicially created means of deterring illegal searches and seizures.
  • Because the suppressed evidence was not the product of an illegal seizure, the exclusionary rule does not apply.

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