What is an unreasonable search or seizure?

Americans are protected from unreasonable search and seizure under the 4th Amendment. An unreasonable search and seizure is legally defined as a search performed without the consent of the defendant or without a warrant. There are some exceptions, including the exclusionary rule and the good faith exception, and these exceptions can vary with state law. Call the number above to speak with an attorney for free about your state’s search and seizure laws.

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Jeffrey Johnson is a legal writer with a focus on personal injury. He has worked on personal injury and sovereign immunity litigation in addition to experience in family, estate, and criminal law. He earned a J.D. from the University of Baltimore and has worked in legal offices and non-profits in Maryland, Texas, and North Carolina. He has also earned an MFA in screenwriting from Chapman Univer...

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