Modern totalitarianisms have been a stark reminder, but did not newly teach, that the kicked-in door is the symbol of a rule of fear and violence fatal to institutions founded on respect for the integrity of man.
Supreme Court of the United States
365 U.S. 167
Monroe v. Pape
CERTIORARI TO THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SEVENTH CIRCUIT
No. 39 Argued: November 8, 1960 — Decided: February 20, 1961
[This SCOTUS opinion was written before the “War on Drugs” began. Current politicians and judges should take this “stark reminder” to heart.–Joe]