Examples of seizure in a Sentence
the seizure of power by the rebels
property that is protected from seizure
the seizure of evidence by the police
Not all searches and seizures by the police require a warrant.
Recent Examples of seizure from the Web
In addition to the flag, other new laws that took effect in 2015 included allowing for seizure of a watercraft used in the commission of certain offenses, including being driven by an intoxicated driver with multiple OUI convictions.
The girl, who just turned three, has never had a seizure while under someone’s care, but new sitters will do one trial run and then suddenly become unavailable, Krowel said.
Police said a man having a seizure or some sort of cardiac issue struck a parked car, sending it into the building.
Other situations in which a service dog may be used: pulling a wheelchair, alerting and protecting someone who is having a seizure and even retrieving medications for someone with a mental illness.
This, despite suffering a seizure while on the operating table.
The Supreme Court in recent years has been a firm defender of the Fourth Amendment protection against unreasonable searches and seizures.
Michael Bailey, Clingensmith and his wife took their 4-month-old son to Baystate in January after the child had a seizure and had difficulty breathing.
During a Tuesday hearing, Manafort’s team argued that Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s search warrant was too broad and violated the Fourth Amendment’s ban on unreasonable search and seizures.
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SEIZURE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of seizure for English Language Learners
: the act of taking control of something especially by force or violence
law : the act of taking something by legal authority
medical : an abnormal state in which you become unconscious and your body moves in an uncontrolled and violent way
SEIZURE Defined for Kids
Definition of seizure for Students
medical Definition of seizure
legal Definition of seizure
- seizure of evidence found in plain view
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