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Miller v. United States (1958)

  • By: Craig Hemmens
  • 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 Miller v. United States, 357 U.S. 301 (1958), the U.S. Supreme Court discussed the knock and announce rule for the first time but avoided ruling on its applicability to the Fourth Amendment.

The knock and announce rule requires police officers to ...

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