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Hudson v. Michigan

Court Type: U.S. Supreme Court
Status: Closed (Judgment)
Last Update: January 11, 2006

What's at Stake

Reviewing whether the exclusionary rule applies to evidence seized following a violation of the "knock-and-announce" rule. DECIDED

The Fourth Amendment requires the police to knock and announce their presence before executing a search warrant, except in exigent circumstances. The police in this case violated that rule. The issue is whether evidence seized during the search should be suppressed under the exclusionary rule.

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