exclusionary rule

Definition of "exclusionary rule"
  1. A principle that forbids the use of unconstitutionally gathered evidence in a criminal proceeding
How to use "exclusionary rule" in a sentence
  1. Due to the exclusionary rule, the drugs found were deemed inadmissible because the police didn't have a proper search warrant.
  2. The exclusionary rule protects individuals by ensuring improperly obtained evidence cannot be used against them.
  3. Because of the application of the exclusionary rule, the case was dismissed as the main proof was obtained through unlawful eavesdropping.

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