October 22, 2021

Court: ‘Brutal’ cavity search violated arrestee’s rights

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By Amanda Bronstad, The National Law Journal The “brutal and physically invasive” removal of a package containing cocaine during a body-cavity search of a suspected drug dealer without a warrant violated his Fourth Amendment rights, a federal appeals court has ruled. Mark Tyrell Fowlkes, appealing his conviction on drug charges, claimed that police officers lacking […]