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Search and Seizure

Overview, State Action, Reasonable Expectation Of Privacy, Probable Cause And Reasonable Suspicion, Arrest And Miranda

A hunt by law enforcement officials for property or communications believed to be evidence of crime, and the act of taking possession of this property.

In INTERNATIONAL LAW, the right of ships of war, as regulated by treaties, to examine a merchant vessel during war in order to determine whether the ship or its cargo is liable to seizure.

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