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going to be made. As long as a police officer performs searches, seizures, other actions in goodfaith then the good faith exception is a reasonable exception. Evidence should not be thrown outbecause of clerical errors. When it later becomes evident that a warrant was defective, evidenceshould not be thrown out because the officer conducted the search in good faith. It would not befair if officers conduct a drug bust with the aid of a warrant only for them to later find out that3
Good Faith Exception & The Exclusionary Rulethe warrant was defective. The entire drug bust would be thrown out and not be able to use anyof it as evidence even though the officers acted in good faith. The good faith exception makes itpossible, so officers do not lose valuable evidence when it is not their own fault. They should notbe responsible for clerical errors that they cannot control.4
Good Faith Exception & The Exclusionary RuleReferencesArizona v. Evans. (n.d.). Oyez. Retrieved February 16, 2020, fromCornell Law (n.d.). Exclusionary Rule. Retrieved fromCornell Law (n.d.). Good Faith Exception to Exclusionary Rule. Retrieved fromMapp v. Ohio. (n.d.). Oyez. Retrieved February 16, 2020, from5
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