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High Court Hears Privacy Challenge To Random Drug-Search Roadblocks

<TAB>Lawyers for motorists delayed by a police roadblock set up to look for illegal drugs called the practice heavy-handed and risky yesterday, and asked the Supreme Court to ban it.<@SM><@SM><TAB>The justices took a new look at privacy rights versus the interests of law enforcement with the case of random drug-search roadblocks. The police checkpoints detain far more innocent motorists than criminals.<@SM><@SM>The case is Indianapolis vs. Edmond, 99-1030.

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