Particularity Requirement | Definition

Doc's CJ Glossary by Adam J. McKee

 

Course: Introduction / Procedural Law

The Particularity Requirement is a Fourth Amendment principle that requires officers to clearly and precisely describe the place to be searched and the things to be seized in order for a search warrant application to be approved by a magistrate.

The subsequent search may not extend beyond those places and things specified in the warrant.


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Last Modified: 07/19/2021

 

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