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Daily Archives: April 2nd, 2012

Supreme Court says police can strip-search anyone they arrest without probable cause

Excerpt: Fed­er­al, state, and local author­i­ties may force any per­son they arrest to sub­mit to a strip-search, whether or not there is prob­a­ble cause for such an inva­sion of a sus­pec­t’s pri­va­cy, the Supreme Court ruled this morn­ing, set­ting a dan­ger­ous and unwel­come prece­dent that NPI strong­ly con­demns. In a five-to-four deci­sion, Jus­tices Antho­ny Kennedy, John […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Civil Liberties, Core Encyclopedia Topics
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