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Posted: 6/17/2002 5:26:34 PM EST
US supreme court just OK'ed the unwarrented search of train/buses .. no rights need to be read.. you cant not refuse a search.. and they dont need PC.. IE.. bored transit police=searched passangers..


am I reading this wrong?
Link Posted: 6/17/2002 5:29:24 PM EST
[#1]
Nope , your reading it right , remember buses ,trains and subways are in the same class of [i][b]public[/b][/i] transportation as airplanes so its no surprise really .
Link Posted: 6/17/2002 5:33:25 PM EST
[#2]
It's my understanding that you can refuse to be searched, but they don't have to tell you that you have that right.  
Link Posted: 6/17/2002 5:38:44 PM EST
[#3]
well sure you can refuse... but then they can also get you off at the next station/corner...
Link Posted: 6/17/2002 5:50:11 PM EST
[#4]
So, who in the US uses public transportation?

This just makes it even more difficult to construct modern mass transit in this country, and ensures the morning commute gets worse.
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