Late this morning, there’s a knock at your door. It’s the police. Concerned, you open the door eagerly. “Yes, officers. What can I do for you?” 1/
“Oh, wow. I can’t imagine what that could be about. Yes, sir, I understand. Do you have a warrant?” 2/
“Sir, I’m eager to comply with your orders, but you and I both know that in order to search a private residence you need a valid search warrant. ... 3/
“No, sir, we’re not going to go get a warrant. Please step aside.” And as the officer says this, he and his partner begin walking in, ... 4/
Let me ask a few questions about this scenario.
1. When the officers give you the order to allow them entry into your home without a warrant, you’ve received an order from a governing authority who bears the sword. ... 5/