Search And Seizure

An intrusive search of a person’s residence, business, person or vehicle by law enforcement. A legal search and seizure must be based on probable cause that a crime was committed or is in the process of being committed. The Fourth Amendment to the Constitution provides: “The right of people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures…”. Evidence obtained in violation of the Constitution will be excluded from evidence as a matter of law.

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