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4th Circuit clashes over ‘exigent circumstances’ doctrine (access required)

Charges against a Virginia man who was subjected to a warrantless search and seizure will be dropped after a full panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the search violated in the Fourth Amendment in a case that prompted an unusually chippy back-and-forth between the judges amid a flurry of dissenting ...