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Washington Post on Lask's US Supreme Court Strip Search Case

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U.S. Supreme Court Litigator Susan Chana Lask with Albert Florence Sept. 2011

Supreme Court is asked about jails’ blanket strip-search policies

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CNN Interviews Lask on her U.S. Supreme Court Strip Search Case

Susan Chana Lask with CNN Senior Producer William Mears and Correspondent Kate Bolduan

On August 31, 2011, CNN's Washington D.C. Bureau Senior Producer William Mears and Correspondent Kate Bolduan interviewed Susan Chana Lask about her prison strip search case. The U.S. Supreme Court granted certioriari on April 5, 2011.  Argument is October 12, 2011. The issue before the United States Supreme Court is whether the Fourth Amendment permits a jail to conduct a suspicionless strip search whenever an individual is arrested for minor offenses such as violating a dog leash law or failure to pay a court fine, that are not crimes. The CNN interview airs around October 11, 2011.  Here's what Ms. Lask discussed about the case.

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