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Kentucky v. King (2011)

  • By: John R. Vile
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Fourth Amendment
  • Edited by: John R. Vile & David L. Hudson Jr.
  • Subject:American Political History, American Political Thought, Law & Courts

In Kentucky v. King, 563 U.S. _ (2011), the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed 8–1 that police could conduct warrantless searches under exigent circumstances as long as their conduct was lawful and neither violated nor threatened to violate the Fourth Amendment. The ...

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