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useless gesture exception

noun use·less ges·ture exception \-ˈjes-chər-\

Legal Definition of useless gesture exception

  1. :  an exception to the knock and announce rule that excuses police from having to announce their purpose before entering a premises in execution of a warrant if facts known to the officers justify them in being virtually certain that the occupant already knows their purpose


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