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“The continued operation of the exclusionary rule, as settled and defined by our precedents, is not in doubt.” – Justice Anthony Kennedy, Hudson v. Michigan, 2006

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Welcome to Bell’s Compendium, the fastest way to find California, 9th Circuit and United States Supreme Court cases on Searches, Seizures & Bugging. We have indexed the cases in summary format, so you can find what you need WHEN you need it. We save you hours of research time by letting you search under topic or key words.

Case names that are shown in UPPERCASE indicate decisions where a search has been declared illegal and evidence suppressed. Cases in lowercase are those that have come out the other way. This allows you to find supporting authority for your particular set of facts. Our subscribers have full access to the database and search functions. Search results are printable.

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