suppression hearing

Definition of "suppression hearing"
  1. A process conducted in a criminal case to decide if certain evidence that the accused person wishes to exclude should be allowed or not
How to use "suppression hearing" in a sentence
  1. A suppression hearing is crucial as it determines which evidence is presented at trial.
  2. The attorney filed a motion for a suppression hearing to dispute the legality of the evidence obtained.
  3. During a suppression hearing, the judge ruled that the defendant's confession was coerced, and it was therefore dismissed.

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