suppression of evidence
- 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
- The defense attorney argued for the suppression of evidence as it was obtained violating the search warrant.
- The case was dismissed due to the suppression of evidence by the prosecution.
- The judge approved the motion for suppression of evidence due to the failure to read the suspect their Miranda rights.