This note will examine the Supreme Court's decision in United States v. Knights. Part II presents factual background and the basis for the district court's decision to suppress evidence seized during the search of Knight's home, as well as the Ninth Circuit's affirming opinion. The note then presents the Supreme Court's analysis and reasoning for reversing the lower court. Part III discusses the jurisprudence leading to the Court's decision and part IV addresses the impact of the Court's decision.


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