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View Diary: [Updated:] The veto-Alito strategy. Frist must have 60 'Yes' votes (265 comments)

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  •  the plain meaning of the statute... (none)
    says it's unreasonable to search without probable cause.

    The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated; and no warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched and the persons or things to be seized.

    Also Arizona v. Hicks "The Court ruled that the police officer's acts with the stereo constituted a search and the police would need to meet the "probable cause" standard in order to lawfully conduct a search of the private equipment.

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