Wilson v. Arkansas

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Wilson v. Arkansas
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Argued March 28, 1995
Decided May 22, 1995
Full case nameSharlene Wilson, Petitioner v. Arkansas
Citations514 U.S. 927 (more)
115 S. Ct. 1914; 131 L. Ed. 2d 976; 1995 U.S. LEXIS 3464; 63 U.S.L.W. 4456; 95 Cal. Daily Op. Service 3823; 95 Daily Journal DAR 6470; 9 Fla. L. Weekly Fed. S 67
Prior historyOn writ of cert. to the Supreme Court of Arkansas
Holding
Police officers must "knock and announce" before entering a house.
Court membership
Case opinions
MajorityThomas, joined by unanimous
 
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Wilson v. Arkansas
Seal of the United States Supreme Court.svg
Argued March 28, 1995
Decided May 22, 1995
Full case nameSharlene Wilson, Petitioner v. Arkansas
Citations514 U.S. 927 (more)
115 S. Ct. 1914; 131 L. Ed. 2d 976; 1995 U.S. LEXIS 3464; 63 U.S.L.W. 4456; 95 Cal. Daily Op. Service 3823; 95 Daily Journal DAR 6470; 9 Fla. L. Weekly Fed. S 67
Prior historyOn writ of cert. to the Supreme Court of Arkansas
Holding
Police officers must "knock and announce" before entering a house.
Court membership
Case opinions
MajorityThomas, joined by unanimous

Wilson v. Arkansas, 514 U.S. 927 (1995), is a United States Supreme Court decision in which the Court held that police officers must "knock and announce" before entering a house.

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