Florence v. Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Burlington
Today’s discussion in the Community concerns a case set for oral argument tomorrow, Florence v. Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Burlington. The case poses the question of whether the Fourth Amendment permits a jail to conduct a suspicionless strip search whenever an individual is arrested, including for minor offenses. For a preview of the case, check out Lyle Denniston’s coverage here; additional coverage is available here and here.
Please share your thoughts on what you believe the Court should do and what you think it actually will do below. Also feel free to discuss other interesting issues that you think may be at stake in this case.
Disclaimer: Goldstein & Russell, P.C. serves as counsel to the petitioner this case.