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A '''warrantless search''' is a search that does not require a [[search warrant]] by law as in the circumstance that a person is arrested and the object is in plain sight during the time of the arrest; see [[probable cause]].
 
A '''warrantless search''' is a search that does not require a [[search warrant]] by law as in the circumstance that a person is arrested and the object is in plain sight during the time of the arrest; see [[probable cause]].
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* The US Senate was poised to vote in late November 2012 on a bill that would grant warrantless access to American's email, promoted by [[Patrick Leahy]].<ref> [http://news.cnet.com/8301-13578_3-57552225-38/senate-bill-rewrite-lets-feds-read-your-e-mail-without-warrants/?part=rss&subj=news&tag=title Senate bill rewrite lets feds read your e-mail without warrants]</ref>
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Revision as of 12:07, 20 November 2012

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A warrantless search is a search that does not require a search warrant by law as in the circumstance that a person is arrested and the object is in plain sight during the time of the arrest; see probable cause.

  • The US Senate was poised to vote in late November 2012 on a bill that would grant warrantless access to American's email, promoted by Patrick Leahy.[1]

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  1. Senate bill rewrite lets feds read your e-mail without warrants