SUPPRESSION HEARING: A hearing to determine whether or not the court will prohibit specific evidence from being introduced into evidence in a trial. See also, Dunaway Hearing, Huntley Hearing, Mapp Hearing, Sandoval Hearing, Wade Hearing.
suppression hearing - A hearing on a criminal defendant's motion to prohibit the prosecutor's use of evidence alleged to have been obtained in violation of the defendant's rights.
[Latin] : earlier in this writing : above [in the discussion ] used in books, articles, and cases to refer the reader to previous pages, sections, ...
See also: Reports, Acts, Sentencing, Action, Response