Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Glenn Greenwald: The Obama DOJ and strip searches

The Supreme Court has upheld the right of the police to strip search anybody for any reason.
Numerous progressive commentators are lambasting the Supreme Court for its 5-4 ruling yesterday in Florence v. Bd. of Chosen Freeholders, and rightfully so. The 5-judge conservative faction held that prison officials may strip-search anyone arrested even for the most minor offenses before admitting them to the general population of a jail or prison, even in the absence of a shred of suspicion that they are carrying weapons or contraband.
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