This Note will initially discuss the historical background of the knock and announce principle and its evolution from the English common law. Next, the Note will address the facts and the holdings of Wilson, in the lower courts and the Supreme Court. Finally, the Note will analyze the Wilson decision and its precedential value.
"Wilson v. Arkansas: Thirty Years After the Supreme Court Addresses the Knock and Announce Issue,"
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