illegally obtained evidence


illegally obtained evidence
n.
Evidence acquired by violating a person’s constitutional protection against illegal searches and seizures; evidence obtained without a warrant or probable cause.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


illegally obtained evidence
n. Evidence obtained in violation of a law or a constitutional requirement.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

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