How does a motion to quash challenge the validity of the warrant?

California, United States of America


The following excerpt is from People v. Meredith, B234698 (Cal. App. 2013):

4. A motion to quash challenges the facial validity of the warrant. A motion to traverse attacks the underlying veracity of the statements made on the face of the search warrant application (sometimes called a "subfacial" challenge). (People v. Heslington (2011) 195 Cal.App.4th 947, 958.)

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