Home Menu ↓
Clicking on our sponsor links helps insure continued free access to this website.
Please support our efforts by visiting our sponsors:

 

United States v. Ramirez

Docket No.: 96-1469
Argued: January 13, 1998
Decided: March 4, 1998

Topics:

Amendment 4: Fourth Amendment, Criminal Procedure, Search and Seizure, Fourth Amendment, Miranda, probable cause

Petitioner: United States
Respondent: Ramirez

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 91 F.3d 1297
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket


523 U.S. 65 (1998)
Question:

Does the Fourth Amendment require that police officers have more than a "reasonable suspicion" that knocking and announcing their presence before entering would be dangerous, futile, or inhibit the effective investigation of a crime when a "no-knock" entry results in the destruction of property?

United States v. Ramirez
ORAL ARGUMENT

January 13, 1998

Holding: reversed and remanded
Decision: Decision: 9 votes for United States, 0 vote(s) against
Database Connection failed: SQLSTATE[HY000] [1045] Access denied for user 'restauz8_sophi'@'localhost' (using password: YES)