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That which, according to established legal principles, cannot be received into evidence at a trial for consideration by the jury or judge in reaching a determination of the action.

Evidence, for example, that is obtained as a result of an unlawful Search and Seizure is inadmissible, as is Hearsay.


adjective banned, barred, disallowed, disapproved, excepted, excluded, improper, inapplicable, inapposite, inappropriate, incompetent, ineligible, inlicitus, irrelevant, not admitted, not allowed, not capable of being introduced as evidence, not included, not receivable as evvdence, not receivable in evidence, not to be admitted, not to be allowed, not wanted, objectionable, prohibited, rejected, suppressed, undue, unfit, unfitted, unreceivable, unsuitable, wrong
Associated concepts: inadmissible evidence, inadmissible statement, inadmissible testimony, incompetent testimony
See also: impertinent, improper, inapplicable, inapposite, inappropriate, inapt, ineligible, inept, irrelevant, unsuitable

INADMISSIBLE. What cannot be received. Parol evidence, for example, is inadmissible to contradict a written agreement.

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