Ninth Circuit Strip Search Law In Flux After Bull v. San Francisco Opinion

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The Ninth Circuit's recent published decision in Bull v. City and County of San Francisco shows potential changes coming in the Circuit's -- and perhaps the nation's -- strip search law. On the surface, the 2-1 decision written by Judge Sidney Thomas (denying qualified immunity for the Sheriff's former strip search policy) follows existing circuit law. But an extraordinary concurrence by Judge Sandra Ikuda and a dissent by Judge Richard Tallman call for changes in the Circuit's

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