Good-faith Exception

Doc's CJ Glossary by Adam J. McKee
Course: Introduction / Policing / Procedural Law

The Good-faith Exception is an exception to the exclusionary rule allowing for the admission of illegally obtained evidence when police act in an honest belief that they have lawful authority to search for and seize evidence, such as when relying on a defective warrant.

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Last Modified: 07/06/2021


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