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Police Entry Case Heard in Supreme Court

The Supreme Court hears arguments in a case about police entering a home without a warrant. Police in a Utah community looked through a window, and saw adults trying to restrain a young man, who then punched one of the adults.

The police entered the home without a warrant, and the occupants were charged with misdemeanors. Lower courts, deeming the entry unconstitutional, have ruled that evidence from the scene can not be used in court.

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Nina Totenberg is NPR's award-winning legal affairs correspondent. Her reports air regularly on NPR's critically acclaimed newsmagazines All Things Considered, Morning Edition, and Weekend Edition.
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