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Probable cause

Probable cause is a reasonable belief that a crime has or is being committed; per the fourteenth amendment in the Bill of Rights, it is a requirement for all lawful searches, seizures, and arrests.[1]


  1. The 'Lectric Law Library's Lexicon On * Probable Cause * (English). 'LECTRIC LAW LIBRARY. Retrieved on 2007-09-30.