exigent circumstances

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On July 23, 2001, at approximately 3:00 a.m., four Brigham City, Utah police officers were dispatched to respond to a complaint about a loud party. Brief for Petitioner at 2. When the officers arrived at the scene, they did not hear a loud...

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In October 2005, the police of Lexington-Fayette Urban County, Kentucky performed a “buy bust” operation in which a confidential informant attempted to buy crack cocaine from a suspected drug dealer. See King v. Kentucky, 302 S.W.3d...

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Oral argument: Jan. 12, 2011

Appealed from: Supreme Court of Kentucky (Jan. 21, 2010)

EXIGENT CIRCUMSTANCES, SEARCH AND SEIZURE, PROBABLE CAUSE, FOURTH AMENDMENT

While pursuing a known drug felon,...

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[Question(s) presented] [Issue(s)] [Facts] [Discussion] [Analysis]  Issue

Is there an exception to the Fourth Amendment warrant requirement for forcibly drawing blood from a person suspected of drunk driving?

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