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Charlot v. City of Houston

After pat-down, Houston police believe contraband is protruding one inch from man’s butt cheeks. Do a strip search? No, instead man is taken to hospital for anal cavity search, which yields no contraband. Can the man sue the officers? Maybe the magistrate who authorized the cavity search shouldn’t have, says the Fifth Circuit. But the officers had a warrant, so no suing them.


Tags: 2018, Fifth Circuit, Police, Search Warrant, Searches and Seizures

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