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Editor: Kevin Cole
Univ. of San Diego School of Law

Monday, April 2, 2012

Court upholds suspicionless strip searches of arrestees jailed for minor offenses

Justice Kennedy wrote the opinion for the 5-4 Court in Florence v. Board of Chosen Freeholders of County of Burlington. Chief Justice Roberts and Justice Alito filed concurring opinions. Justice Breyer, joined by Justices Ginsburg, Sotomayor, and Kagan, dissented.

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