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Unformatted text preview: f)What is the legal remedy for an illegal search? The primary remedy in illegal search cases is known as the " exclusionary rule ". This means that any evidence obtained through an illegal search is excluded and cannot be used against the defendant at his or her trial. There are some narrow exceptions to this rule. For instance, if police officers acted in good faithperhaps pursuant to a warrant that turned out to be invalid, but that the officers had believed valid at the time of the searchevidence may be admitted. g)Why are'nt pen registers and trap and trace devices a form of wiretap akin to that in Katzv US? h)Could a police officer obtain a person's internet subscriber information by falsifying a subpoena and escape without any civil liability or exclusionary rule? Why? i)Explain what minimization is in the context of electronic surveillance and why it is important....
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This note was uploaded on 12/09/2009 for the course CS 431,430,48 taught by Professor Scher,statica during the Spring '09 term at NJIT.
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