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Missing the point of knock and announce

In comments below, Terry at US Marijuana Party mentions […]

Most idiotic post on Hudson so far

… and the winner is Glenn Reynolds:

However, the exclusionary rule is a lousy remedy for these kinds of things, since it doesn’t protect those innocent of any crime. (If you’re innocent, there’s nothing to exclude). I’d rather see a rule that disciplines officers for improper behavior without regard to the exclusion of evidence.

Now, […]

More on Hudson

Breyer’s dissent (pdf) in the Hudson Supreme Court case is really impressive (if you’re a Constitutional rights geek like me, you’ll enjoy reading it). Here’s a justice who understands the importance of the 4th Amendment as part of our guarantee of freedom. He methodically and thoroughly dismantles every one of the majority’s points, shows some […]