Theoretical Foundations: A Case Study

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The theoretical foundations for recognizing and adopting the exclusionary rule under the Fourth Amendment are that “if courts were to permit the use of illegally seized evidence, they would be condoning and may even become an indirect participants in the violation of Fourth Amendment”, “courts should not sanction Fourth Amendment illegality by allowing prosecutors to introduce the fruits of illegal searches conducted by police agencies” “and when the incentive is remove for law enforcement officials to violate the amendment is removed, future illegal seizures should be deterred and reduced” (Ingram p.82).
I believe all of the theoretical foundations justify the exclusion of important evidence from criminal trials because these foundation
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