18 U.S. Code § 2235 - Search warrant procured maliciously

Whoever maliciously and without probable cause procures a search warrant to be issued and executed, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than one year, or both.

Source

(June 25, 1948, ch. 645, 62 Stat. 803; Pub. L. 104–294, title VI, § 601(a)(8),Oct. 11, 1996, 110 Stat. 3498; Pub. L. 107–273, div. B, title III, § 3002(a)(3),Nov. 2, 2002, 116 Stat. 1805.)
Historical and Revision Notes

Based on title 18, U.S.C., 1940 ed., § 630 (June 15, 1917, ch. 30, title XI, § 20,40 Stat. 230).
Minor changes were made in phraseology.
Amendments

2002—Pub. L. 107–273inserted “, or both” after “year”.
1996—Pub. L. 104–294substituted “fined under this title” for “fined not more than $1,000”.

 

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