A little more of our freedom of the 4th Amendment just disappeared. Supreme Court ruled 8 to 1 with Judge Ginsburg strongly disagreed. What is next, having an illegal candy bar? Supreme Court affirms police action in Kentucky drug case - The Washington Post “The court today arms the police with a way routinely to dishonor the Fourth Amendment’s warrant requirement in drug cases,” Ginsburg wrote. “In lieu of presenting their evidence to a neutral magistrate, police officers may now knock, listen, then break the door down, nevermind that they had ample time to obtain a warrant.” Generally, the Constitution requires police to receive permission or obtain a warrant before entering someone’s home, which Ginsburg called “our most private space.” But the court has recognized exceptions in “exigent” circumstances: For instance, when a life might be endangered, a suspect might escape or evidence might be destroyed.