No. 484: "Science Is Golden"

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Sept. 30 2000 12:00 AM

No. 484: "Science Is Golden"

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The court also accepted three other significant Fourth Amendment appeals. One involves a drug-sniffing dog and the cars at a checkpoint on a city street, one involves the urine of pregnant women at a municipal hospital, and one involves a man who was arrested, handcuffed, booked, and tossed into a cell for driving without a seatbelt. Boy, if they mixed up the evidence in these three cases, that would be some funny movie. Probably starring Jim Carrey.

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