Dissenting justices predicted that police will now feel free to ignore previous court rulings requiring officers with search warrants to knock and announce themselves to avoid running afoul of the Constitution's Fourth Amendment ban on unreasonable searches.
"The knock-and-announce rule is dead in the United States," said David Moran, a Wayne State University professor who represented Hudson. "There are going to be a lot more doors knocked down. There are going to be a lot more people terrified and humiliated."
We knew if Bush was elected it would be bad. We knew if he was re-elected it would be FAR worse. We stupidly handed over every single body of government to the Republican party, and it defanged the only entity, the congress, that stood a chance of fighting back for us. Now our goose is officially cooked.