exclusionary rule definition by Webster's New World
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a legal rule that evidence obtained illegally, as from a search without a warrant, may not be introduced at trial
exclusionary rule definition by American Heritage Dictionary
nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A rule that forbids the use of illegally obtained evidence in a criminal trial.
exclusionary rule - Business Definition
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The principle that information obtained in violation of the defendant's constitutional rights cannot be used in prosecuting a criminal case.
exclusionary rule - Legal Definition
Of litigation, a body of rules that provide that evidence may not be introduced if it was obtained in violation of a party’s constitutional rights.