The petition of the day is:

12-140

Issue: (1) Whether the hot pursuit exception to the warrant requirement is contingent on a subjective determination of pursuit; and (2) what constitutes a serious offense for purposes of dispensing with the warrant requirement; and what test or tests is proper to determine when warrantless entry is permissible.

Posted in Kentucky v. King, Cases in the Pipeline

Recommended Citation: Ben Cheng, Petition of the day, SCOTUSblog (Dec. 20, 2012, 12:12 AM), http://www.scotusblog.com/2012/12/petition-of-the-day-385/