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3rd Circuit: Taking of Hair Sample Not a 'Search'
A police officer who was forced to provide a hair sample when he was suspected of drug use may not sue for alleged violations of his Fourth Amendment rights -- even if the sampling required shaving patches from his head -- because hair is "on public display," and the taking of a sample therefore cannot be considered a search, the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled.
November 08, 2004 at 12:00 AM
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By Shannon P. Duffy |
Updated on November 08, 2004
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