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exigent

adjective acute, badly needed, clamant, compelling, compulsory, critical, crucial, crying, essential, grave, high priority, imperative, important, indispensable, inescapable, insistent, mandatory, necessary, necessitous, needed, needful, not to be delayed, not to be overlooked, pressing, required, requiring immediate attention, requiring immediate care, requiring prompt accion, serious, unavoidable, urgent, vital
Associated concepts: exigent circumstances
See also: astringent, compulsory, critical, crucial, essential, grave, imperative, important, indispensable, insistent, mandatory, necessary, obligatory, particular, peremptory, requisite, severe, stringent, uncompromising, urgent

EXIGENT, or EXIGI FACIAS, practice. A writ issued in the course of proceedings to outlawry, deriving its name and application from the mandatory words found therein, signifying, "that you cause to be exacted or required; and it is that proceeding in an outlawry which, with the writ of proclamation, issued at the same time, immediately precedes the writ of capias utlagatum. 2 Virg. Cas. 244.

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Consistent with prior rulings on this issue, the Supreme Court held that a warrantless search of a vehicle is permitted when officers have probable cause that a motor vehicle contains evidence or contraband, even in the absence of exigent circumstances.
The district court suppressed the evidence, concluding that the motor vehicle exception requires not only probable cause but also exigent circumstances.
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What officers may do, where they may look, and how long they may stay on premises is dictated by the particular exigent circumstances that permit the warrantless entry.
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The primary reason that the courts allow warrantless entries in such exigent circumstances is simply that the police do not have time to obtain a search warrant.
The Wilson decision requires announcement unless an allowable exigent circumstance exists.
En fait, ils exigent le virement des 30% qui constituent le complement des 80% d'augmentation sur salaire accordee dans la convention collective, signee en 2008.
Virgin Islands 1995), the government argued the search of a pager was valid due to the existence of exigent circumstances.
Un des protestataires a confie a la radio que les heures de travail sont excessives et qu'ils exigent qu'elles ne depassent pas celles de leurs collegues operant dans d'autres compagnies petrolieres.
A warrantless entry into premises is constitutionally permissible if there are exigent circumstances.