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The Exclusionary Rule Exceptions

Pre-Sentence Report The exclusionary rule states that illegally-obtained evidence and statements obtained through an illegal interrogation, in violation of the Fourth, Fifth, or Sixth Amendment of the United States Constitution, are inadmissible at the criminal trial of a person whose rights were violated. In basic terms, the illegally obtained evidence cannot be used against the… Read More

Your Right to a Speedy Trial

The Constitution exists to make sure that the government does not abuse its powers. By giving the federal government certain powers, and then stating that it can do nothing else, the Constitution provides a solid constraint on the government. Additionally, the Bill of Rights is another rock wall that protects your individual rights against the… Read More