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Ker v. California (1963)

  • 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 Ker v. California, 374 U.S. 23 (1963), the U.S. Supreme Court did not expressly hold that the common law rule that police knock and announce before entering a dwelling was part of the reasonableness requirement of the Fourth Amendment but ...

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