Legal Buzz April 2, 2012: US Supreme Court Ruling Allows Strip-Searches for Any Offenses including Minor Offenses

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Supreme Court Ruling Allows Strip-Searches for Any Offense

Source: NYT, 4-2-12

The Supreme Court on Monday ruled by a 5-to-4 vote that officials may strip-search people arrested for any offense, however minor, before admitting them to jails even if the officials have no reason to suspect the presence of contraband…. READ MORE

Full Text Supreme Court Opinion Florence v. Board of Chosen Freeholders of County of Burlington

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