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Kirk v. Louisiana (2002)

  • By: Thomas Aiello
  • 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 Kirk v. Louisiana, 536 US 635 (2002), the U.S. Supreme Court limited warrantless searches of private homes.

Police were surveilling the house of Kennedy Kirk in 1998 when they saw him exit, make what appeared to be several drug sales, and then return ...

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