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Hudson v. Michigan
Citation:547 U.S. 586 (2006)
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Hudson (Petitioner) filed a motion to suppress evidence in his criminal trial that, he argued, had been gathered by police officers’ violation of the knock-and-announce rule. The police had obtained a search warrant authorizing a search for drugs and firearms in Hudson’s home. When they arrived to execute the warrant, they announced their presence, but only waited a few seconds before opening the unlocked front door and entered the house, where they found drugs and firearms.
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