CounterPunch: Supreme Court Legalizes Arbitrary Search and Overturns Exclusion of Illegally Obtained Evidence

Government, Law Enforcement

counterpunch squareShow Me Your Papers: Supreme Court Legalizes Arbitrary Searches

As Justice Sotomayor wrote in her highly praised dissent: “This case allows the police to stop you on the street, demand your identification, and check it for outstanding warrants – even if you are doing nothing wrong.”