fruit of the poisonous tree


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a rule that once primary evidence is determined to have been illegally obtained any secondary evidence following from it may also not be used

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The Supreme Court granted certiorari (126) to determine whether Fellers's Sixth Amendment right to counsel had been violated and whether its violation required exclusion of the evidence against him under the fruit of the poisonous tree doctrine.
If so, the ultimate confession was subject to suppression as the "tainted fruit of the poisonous tree.
144) In such a situation the fruit of the poisonous tree doctrine "extends to invalidate consents which are voluntary.
AN AMERICAN disc jockey who was arrested after a raid on his house led to the seizure of P50 million worth of methamphetamine hydrochloride or "shabu" yesterday sought the dismissal of the charges against him, saying the confiscated drugs were "the fruit of the poisonous tree.
1285 (1985), the Supreme Court similarly held that a second statement obtained from a custodial suspect following one taken in violation of Miranda is not necessarily a fruit of the poisonous tree and may be used at trial.