- blanket search warrant
An unconstitutionally broad authorization from a judge that allows the police to search multiple areas for evidence without specifying exactly what they are looking for.Category: Criminal LawCategory: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits
Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. Gerald N. Hill, Kathleen Thompson Hill. 2009.
- blanket search warrant
=>> search warrant.
Webster's New World Law Dictionary. Susan Ellis Wild. 2000.
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blanket search warrant — A single warrant authorizing the search of more than one area or the seizure of everything found at a given location without specific authorization in the warrant, the latter being in violation of the requirements of the Fourth Amendment to U.S.… … Black's law dictionary
blanket search warrant — A single warrant which describes two or more separate premises to be searched. Williams v State, 95 Okla Crim 131, 240 P2d 1132, 31 ALR2d 851 … Ballentine's law dictionary
search warrant — A form of criminal process which may be invoked only in furtherance of a public prosecution. An order in writing, in the name of the people, the state, or the commonwealth, according to the local practice, signed by a magistrate, and directed to… … Ballentine's law dictionary
search — consists of looking for or seeking out that which is otherwise concealed from view. People v. Carlson, Colo., 677 P.2d 310, 316. An examination of a person s house or other buildings or premises, or of his person, or of his vehicle, aircraft, etc … Black's law dictionary
search and seizure — n. A search in which the officers conducting the search take evidence of a crime if they find it. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008. search and seizure … Law dictionary
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