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On Remand, Supreme Court of Kentucky Rules that Exigent Circumstances Did Not Justify Entry into Apartment in Kentucky v. King

(Orin Kerr) In 2011, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down Kentucky v. King, a case on police-created exigent circumstances. King was the case in which the police were chasing after a drug dealer and came across a door to an apartment building that had the smell of burning marijuana emanating from the apartment. The officers banged on [...]
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Common Misreadings of Kentucky v. King, and the Difference Between Exigent Circumstances and Police-Created Exigencies

Industries / Law : The Volokh Conspiracy (4 years ago)

(Orin Kerr) Linda Greenhouse has a post up about the recent Supreme Court decision in Kentucky v. King which I fear misreads the case in the course of criticizing it. I’ve seen the same apparent misreading elsewhere from some pretty... Read Post

Police-Created Exigent Circumstances: Thoughts on Kentucky v. King

Industries / Law : The Volokh Conspiracy (4 years ago)

(Orin Kerr) Next week, the Supreme Court will be hearing oral argument in Kentucky v. King, a potentially significant case on the exigent circumstances exception to the Fourth Amendment. The exigent circumstances exception is a long... Read Post

Kentucky v. King and Police-Created Exigent Circumstances

Industries / Law : The Volokh Conspiracy (4 years ago)

(Orin Kerr) This morning the Supreme Court handed down Kentucky v. King, a Fourth Amendment case on police-created exigent circumstances. This was the case on when police conduct can be factored into the creation of an exigency that... Read Post


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