inevitable discovery
inevitable discovery n: a doctrine in criminal law: evidence obtained by methods that are unconstitutional may be admissible if it would have been inevitably discovered without the unlawful methods compare fruit of the poisonous tree, inadvertent discovery, independent source, plain view

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

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