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motion to suppress

n. a motion (usually on behalf of a criminal defendant) to disallow certain evidence in an up-coming trial. Example: a confession which the defendant alleges was signed while he was drunk or without the reading of his Miranda rights. Since the motion is made at the threshold of the trial, it is a motion in limine, which is Latin for "at the threshold." (See: motion in limine)

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Lead defense attorney Joshua Dratel argued Judge Katherine Forrest, who presided over the trial, made a number of legal errors, including denying a motion to suppress evidence of internet traffic to Ulbricht's router that was obtained without a warrant.
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He describes the importance and limits of Fourth Amendment freedom, the three parts of its law, the growth of decisions, other sources of search and seizure law, and a framework for analyzing a Fourth Amendment question on a motion to suppress in a criminal case; the amendment's historical background and purpose based on the Revolutionary Period from 1761 to 1791; and its substantive law, including the three basic approaches the Supreme Court has used to interpret it and the standing requirement, the unreasonableness requirement, and enforcement.
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Place filed a motion to suppress arguing that the seizure of his luggage violated his Fourth Amendment rights; however, the district court denied the motion because the "detention of the bags could be justified if based on reasonable suspicion to believe that the bags contained narcotics.
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Chanti did not rule immediately on the motion to suppress the confession, saying she wanted to take more time to review evidence presented by both sides.