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Supreme Court hears home search permissions case

[JURIST] The US Supreme Court [official website; JURIST news archive] Tuesday heard oral arguments in Georgia v. Randolph [Duke Law case backgrounder; ABA merit briefs] on whether police may search a home when one resident gives permission but the other does not. The case involves an estranged Georgia couple in which the wife had returned to the home to collect her belongings. The wife granted permission for the search, which led police to evidence in the house that her husband used cocaine. AP has more.

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