search warrant

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search warrant (plural search warrants)

  1. (law) A court order in the form of a warrant, authorizing the search of a home and/or other privacy-protected place(s), notably to seek unlawful possessions, evidence etc. as part of a judicial inquiry
    Evidence found without a valid search warrant may be discarded by the courts as null and void

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