Road Rules: The Cloudy Constitutionality of Police Drug Roadblocks

Riverfront Times | June 16, 2004
At face value, it would appear that the "K-9 Drug Checkpoint One Mile Ahead" sign operated near Interstate 55/70's Black Lane exit in Collinsville, Ill., is baldly unconstitutional. But looks can be deceiving, and in the still-emerging field of law-enforcement-checkpoint constitutionality, deception can often be better than playing it straight.

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