No-knock warrants in Georgia under microscope since Breonna Taylor shooting

An Emory University criminal law professor said empirical evidence shows judges are not extensively reviewing requests for search warrants before approving them.

The practice raises a larger question about no-knock and nighttime warrants that often lead to a blind spot for law enforcement officers and subjects, Professor Kay Levine said.

“When we see shootouts happen, and some innocent person ends up dead caught in the crossfire, we start to wonder if magistrates are granting no-knock warrants without giving enough thought to this,” Levine said.

The death of Breonna Taylor, the 26-year-old EMT killed by
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