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exclusionary rule
n. the rule that evidence secured by illegal means and in bad fai...
hearsay rule
n. the basic rule that testimony or documents which quote persons...
M'Naughten rule
n. a traditional "right and wrong" test of legal insanity in crim...
overrule
v. 1) to reject an attorney's objection to a question to a witnes...
rule against perpetuities
n. the legal prohibition against tying up property so that it can...



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