derivative evidence

Definition of "derivative evidence"
  1. This refers to evidence that is discovered as a consequence of unlawful collection of primary evidence. It can also be regarded as indirect or secondary evidence
How to use "derivative evidence" in a sentence
  1. The court ruled that the derivative evidence obtained through wiretapping was inadmissible.
  2. The defense objected to the introduction of derivative evidence traced back to an unlawful search.
  3. The prosecution relied on derivative evidence that was discovered during an unauthorized seizure.

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