1. What’s a Motion to Suppress Evidence?

    A motion to suppress evidence is a formal request to determine the legality of the search and seizure of the evidence. This particular motion finds its legal authority in the Fourth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution which provides, "[t]he right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no warran…Read More