Chris (unnamed525) wrote in talk_politics,
Chris
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In which SCOTUS's conservative wing denies that there is any limiting principle for the police. This ruling comes at the end of a long list of rulings which have ratified the worst practices of English monarchy: using the investigation system as a form of extrajudicial punishment.

Naturally, the government can't force you to buy health insurance, but it could arrest you on probable cause, subject you to multiple strip searches, and toss you into a prison for a few days while awaiting trial for... oh, it was a clerical error. The tickets had been paid, it's that no one told the right people.

So-Called Justices Approve Strip Searches for any Offense
Tags: police, scotus
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