suppression of evidence

Definition of "suppression of evidence"
  1. An act in which evidence that could be used in a trial is prevented from being presented due to it being obtained improperly or hidden unlawfully by a prosecutor
How to use "suppression of evidence" in a sentence
  1. The defense attorney argued for the suppression of evidence as it was obtained violating the search warrant.
  2. The case was dismissed due to the suppression of evidence by the prosecution.
  3. The judge approved the motion for suppression of evidence due to the failure to read the suspect their Miranda rights.

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