Search Warrant

Court Sides With Cops in Warrantless Search

Case concerned exceptions to 4th Amendment requirement that police need a warrant to enter a home By Mark Sherman Associated Press WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday ruled against a Kentucky man who was arrested after police burst into his apartment without a search warrant because they smelled marijuana and feared he was trying to get rid of incriminating evidence. Voting 8-1, the justices reversed a Kentucky Supreme Court ruling that threw out the evidence gathered when officers entered Hollis King’s apartment. The court said there was no violation of King’s constitutional rights because the police …Read more […..]

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