In a recent case of first impression, State v. Resler, the Nebraska Supreme Court recognized the validity of the emergency exception in a medical assistance context. This Note examines the emergency exception as adopted and applied by the Nebraska Supreme Court, and discusses the extent to which the exception comports with fourth amendment guarantees.

I. Introduction

II. The Resler Decision

III. Analysis … A. Reasonable Belief an Emergency Exists … B. The Required Intent

IV. Conclusion