emergency exception

Definition of "emergency exception"
  1. A rule that allows law enforcement to bypass the need for a search warrant when they think immediate action is critical to prevent harm or significant injury
How to use "emergency exception" in a sentence
  1. The police used the emergency exception to enter the premises, suspecting immediate danger to a person.
  2. His lawyer argued that the search was invalid as the emergency exception was not applicable.
  3. Under the emergency exception, officers conducted a search without a warrant due to potential threats.

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