Search and seizure, also called stop and search, is probably the
most hotly contested area of criminal law. Police are always making
stops and/or searches. Those arrested are always contesting the
legality of the stop and/or the search.
The reason is obvious. If either the stop or the search is illegal,
any evidence found during the search is inadmissible at trial. In
other words, No Evidence - No Case - Case Dismissed.
and seizure is a complicated area of the law. I will try to keep it
simple and understandable. Navigate the following links for a better
understanding of search and seizure law in Georgia.
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