Commentary: The right no-knock warrant fix

After police killed Breonna Taylor in a home invasion search for drugs, no-knock warrants have gone from little-known law enforcement tool to fodder for dinner-table conversation.Some jurisdictions have moved to ban them altogether. That’s a mistake. Taylor’s death rightly cries out for dramatic limits, but no-knocks are indeed needed in imminent danger cases.First, some history. In sanctifying an Englishman’s home as his castle, 1600s England required law officers to knock and announce themselves before forcibly entering and searching a residence. Several centuries later, England’s former col…

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