The concepts of “independent source” and “inevitable discovery” may serve to allow the introduction of illegally seized items into evidence. The prosecution must be able to show that the items discovered would have been inevitably discovered regardless of the illegal search or seizure.
The prosecution will try and introduce and independent source or means, satisfying the doctrine and avoiding the protections of the Fourth Amendment exclusionary rule.
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