Supreme Court Limits Car Searches

The Court has ruled in favor a higher standard for cops to meet before they can search the cars of stopped and arrested motorists. In an interesting example of the breakdown of the left/right spectrum, Stevens’s decision was joined by Souter, Ginsburg, Scalia and Thomas. Roberts, Alito, Kennedy and Breyer dissented.

Anthony Gregory is a Research Fellow at the Independent Institute and author of the Independent books American Surveillance and The Power of Habeas Corpus in America.
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