Darren O'Connor


fourth amendment, warrantless, search, arrest, home, payton


This comment addresses the distinction between a forcible entry for an arrest and one for a search. In doing so, the comment looks to the fourth amendment's bifurcated standard for searches and those for arrests. Balancing governmental interests with the privacy rights of individuals, the comment relays that a warrantless entry into the home for an arrest shall only be acceptable given certain exigent circumstances.

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