A divided Supreme Court took a break from solving our health care woes by rejecting a claim that it is unconstitutional to force everyone to strip down for inspection. A New Jersey man argued that his strip search was unconstitutional after an arrest by a state trooper because of an error in the state’s records that mistakenly said he was wanted on an outstanding warrant for an unpaid fine. Even if the warrant had been valid, failure to pay a fine is not a crime in New Jersey.
I am a lawyer and this is the Internet. So I’m supposed to have an opinion on this. But I really don’t.