United States Eighth Circuit

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BLACKWELL v. HOHN, 00-1190

Warrantless search of plaintiff's home to secure her medication after she became ill during jail detention falls within life safety/medical emergency exception to Fourth Amendment's prohibition against unreasonable searches.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 12/29/2000
  • Published 12/29/2000

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  • United States Eighth Circuit

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