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2021 You(th) Decide

Friday, March 5, 2021
9:00 am1:00 pm
Virtual via ZOOM
2021 You(th) Decide

The Fourth Amendment generally requires police officers to get a warrant before entering a home. The Supreme Court has recognized an exception to that rule for emergencies, such as when the police are in hot pursuit of a suspect. In Lange v. California, the justices will decide whether that exception applies when police are pursuing a suspect whom they believe committed a misdemeanor.

You(th) Decide allows students to learn about this case from law students and legal scholars and then decide the case as Justices of the United States Supreme Court.

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