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Wilson v. Arkansas

Docket No.: 94-5707
Argued: March 28, 1995
Decided: May 22, 1995

Topics:

Amendment 4: Fourth Amendment, Criminal Procedure, Search and Seizure, Fourth Amendment, search and seizure, searches and seizures

PartyNames: Sharlene WILSON, Petitioner v. ARKANSAS.
Petitioner: Wilson
Respondent: Arkansas

Court Below: 0 class="page-name">930</A>
Supreme Court Docket

Wilson
v.
Arkansas
514 U.S. 927 (1995)
Other Citations: 115 S.Ct. 1914131 L.Ed.2d 976 (514 U.S.
Question:

Does the Fourth Amendment's reasonable search and seizure clause require police officers to knock and announce their presence before entering a private residence?

Wilson v. Arkansas
ORAL ARGUMENT

March 28, 1995

Holding: reversed and remanded
Decision: Decision: 9 votes for Wilson, 0 vote(s) against

Wilson v. Arkansas
Case Documents

1Opinion in Wilson v. Arkansas
2Opinion in Wilson v. Arkansas
Additional documents for this case are pending review.