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DA on Exclusionary Rule

The U.S. Code of Criminal Procedure promises fair treatment to those accused of a crime. That includes protection against illegal evidence gathering and interrogation. Known as the Exclusionary Rule, it is a cornerstone of the U. S. Criminal Justice System. Liberty County District Attorney Logan Pickett explained any incriminating evidence that was obtained outside the rules of evidence cannot be used to convict a person of a crime even if that person’s guilt might be obvious otherwise. DA Logan Pickett said his office prosecuted a murder case a while back that serves as an excellent illustration on how the Exclusionary Rule works. Liberty County District Attorney Logan Pickett said everyone is protected from criminal prosecution with evidence that was obtained by violating their rights.

 

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