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Monday, May 22, 2006

Violence=Knock and Announce Exception

From the Washington Post:  The Supreme Court ruled unanimously Monday that police do not need a warrant to go into a home to break up a bloody fight.  Justices said that a "melee" that Brigham City, Utah, police officers saw through a window early one morning in 2000 justified rushing in without knocking first.  Rest of story... [Mark Godsey]

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