Thursday, May 25, 2006

4th Amendment? What 4th Amendment? Police Can Enter Homes Without Warrant; only need pretext: an Emergency

The Supreme Court ruled that police officers can enter a home unannounced in an emergency situation. The decision affirms that officers were justified in going inside a home to break up a fight during a house party. A lower court had thrown out charges stemming from their search because the officers violated the Fourth Amendment. Gina Holland, 05/23/2006 Read Article:

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