consent search
consent search see search

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

consent search
n.
A search made by police after the subject of the search has voluntarily consented to it freely, which absolves the police of the need for a search warrant.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

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