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Supreme Court to consider how and when police can use drug-sniffing dogs

http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Justice/2012/1030/Supreme-Court...

Prosecutors in Florida, the Obama administration, and more than 20 state attorneys general are urging the high court to overturn the Florida Supreme Court and establish bright-line rules allowing police to use dogs during traffic stops as well as at the front door of a private home.

“This case is critically important to the fight against illegal narcotics,” Carolyn Snurkowski, Florida assistant deputy attorney general, said in her brief to the court.

Lawyers for defendants who were targeted for dog sniffs disagree. The courts, they say, should be suspicious of the increased use of dogs as a law-enforcement tool.

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An in depth panel discussion

An in depth panel discussion on this issue before the Supreme Court:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1zx-0yQncbA&feature=plcp

Obama vs. Romney

This case is another example of how the current two-party system and its candidates is a 'NO WIN SCENARIO' for anyone that believes in freedom.

“Educate and inform the whole mass of the people... They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.” —Thomas Jefferson

The use of drug dogs

is an illegal search - PERIOD.

If you disagree...

Please explain the difference where a PIRATE may physically search and find some drugs even though you do not consent compared to if they used a drug dog to sniff them out?

The Supreme Court is actually consulting the Constitution?

Hell has definitely frozen over.

Thanks for posting this article.